American West Indies

American Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, islands of Culebra, Vieques, and Mona, Navassa, Swan Islands, Corn Islands, and certain coral reefs in Caribbean

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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