Trinidad and Tobago noun (used with a plural verb) two islands in the N Atlantic Ocean, off the NE coast of Venezuela. (used with a singular verb) an independent republic in the West Indies, comprising the islands of Trinidad and Tobago: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 1980 sq. mi. (5128 sq. km). Capital: Port-of-Spain.
Related formsTrin·i·da·di·an and To·ba·go·ni·an, adjective, noun Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for trinidad and tobago Trinidad and Tobago noun an independent republic in the Caribbean, occupying the two southernmost islands of the Lesser Antilles: became a British colony in 1888 and gained independence in 1962; became a republic in 1976; a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority, with a large Hindu minority. Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar. Capital: Port of Spain. Pop: 1 225 225 (2013 est). Area: 5128 sq km (1980 sq miles) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 trinidad and tobago in Culture Trinidad and Tobago [(tuh-bay-goh)]
Independentin the , comprising two islands off the northeast coast of . Its capital and largest city is Port-of-Spain.
Note A popular resort area, the country is appreciated particularly for its, which is composed of a mixture of black African, Indian, Chinese, European, and Middle Eastern settlers. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.