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Descriptor English:   Grenada 
Descriptor Spanish:   Grenada 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Granada 
Tree Number:   Z01.107.084.900.362
Z01.639.880.362
Definition English:   An island of the West Indies. Its capital is St. George's. It was discovered in 1498 by Columbus who called it Concepcion. It was held at different times by the French and the British during the 18th century. The British suppressed a native uprising in 1795. It was an associate state of Great Britain 1967-74 but became an independent nation within the British Commonwealth in 1974. The original name referred to the Feast of the Immaculate Conception but it was later renamed for the Spanish kingdom of Granada. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p467 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p219) 
Indexing Annotation English:   an island in the West Indies; do not confuse with GRENADINES see SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, also in the West Indies
History Note English:   97 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
Record Number:   33212 
Unique Identifier:   D019425 

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