Example sentences for: antilles

How can you use “antilles” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • French Antilles citizens enjoy the same state benefits as all French citizens, drink the same famous wines, and eat the same cheeses and patés on baguettes just as crustily delicious as those turned out by every bakery in the métropole.

  • Spain in the 16th century wasn’t very excited about the Lesser Antilles.

  • In the rest of The Bounty , Walcott relinquishes such allusive density for the simple, history-erasing realities of life in the Antilles islands: the mango trees that "serenely rust when they are in flower," the firefly that "keeps striking matches."

  • Henceforth Fort-de-France would be the island’s only significant center and the largest city in the French Antilles.

  • Guilder is used in Netherlands Antilles and Suriname.

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