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Descriptor in English: Caribbean Region
Descriptor in Spanish: Región del Caribe
Descriptor in Portuguese: Região do Caribe
Descriptor in French: Caraïbe
Entry term(s): Caribbean
Caribbean Sea Region
West Indies Region
Tree number(s): Z01.107.084
Scope note: The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.
Annotation: general or unspecified for Caribbean Sea, region, islands or population; do not confuse entry term WEST INDIES REGION with WEST INDIES or any of its specific islands
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 94
DeCS UI: 31579
Descriptor UI: D017691
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/05/26
Revision Date: 1995/06/08
Caribbean Region - Preferred
Concept UI M0026756
Scope note The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.
Preferred term Caribbean Region
Entry term(s) Caribbean
Caribbean Sea Region
West Indies Region



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