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To·ba·go

 (tə-bā′gō)
An island of Trinidad and Tobago in the southeast West Indies northeast of Trinidad. Originally inhabited by Caribs, the island was held as a colony at various times by the Dutch, Spanish, British, and French before being finally ceded to Britain in 1814. Tobago was united (1898) with Trinidad to form the colony of Trinidad and Tobago, which gained independence in 1962.
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Tobago

(təˈbeɪɡəʊ)
n
(Placename) an island in the SE Caribbean, northeast of Trinidad: ceded to Britain in 1814; joined with Trinidad in 1888 as a British colony; part of the independent republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Pop: 54 084 (2000)
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To•ba•go

(təˈbeɪ goʊ)

n.
an island in the SE West Indies, off the NE coast of Venezuela: formerly a British colony, now part of Trinidad and Tobago. 45,000; 117 sq. mi. (303 sq. km).
To•ba•go•ni•an (ˌtoʊ bəˈgoʊ ni ən, -ˈgoʊn yən) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tobago - island in West IndiesTobago - island in West Indies    
the Indies, West Indies - the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - an island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
Tobagonian - a native or inhabitant of the island of Tobago in the West Indies
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Translations

Tobago

[təˈbeɪgəʊ] NTobago f
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TRINIDAD and Tobago has probably the largest and most sophisticated economy of all the Caribbean island states, based on prolonged exploitation of petroleum resources.
Trinidad and Tobago's close proximity to Venezuela, open coastline, and direct transportation routes to Europe, Canada, and the United States make it an ideal location for cocaine and marijuana transshipment.
The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque has lauded Trinidad and Tobago's contribution to the regional integration movement and the United States has praised Port of Spain's role in seeking to find a 'peaceful solution' to the economic and political crisis in Venezuela.
USA thumped Trinidad and Tobago 6-0 in Cleveland on Saturday, scoring five goals in the final 30 minutes, but it is is hard to properly judge Gregg Berhalter's side until they come up against a better standard of opposition.
The Portuguese of Trinidad and Tobago: Portrait of an Ethnic Minority, Revised Edition
As part of this strategy, Scotiabank's subsidiaries in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago announced that they will enter into a 20-year distribution agreement with Sagicor Financial through which an enhanced suite of market-leading insurance products and solutions, underwritten by Sagicor, will be offered to Scotiabank customers in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.
OTTAWA -- Tariq Azim Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan to Canada, concurrently accredited to Trinidad and Tobago, called on the National Security Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Maj Gen (Retd) Edmund Dillon at Port of Spain.
PORT of SPAIN -- High Commissioner of Pakistan to Canada Tariq Azim Khan, concurrently accredited to Trinidad and Tobago, called on the National Security Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Maj.
ISLAMABAD -- High Commissioner of Pakistan to Canada Tariq Azim Khan, concurrently accredited to Trinidad and Tobago, called on the National Security Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Maj.