meaning of Caribbean

Caribbean meaning in General Dictionary

Of or pertaining to the Caribs for their countries the eastern and south western Indies or even the ocean labeled as the Caribbean sea lying between those countries and Central America

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  • an arm associated with Atlantic Ocean between North and south usa; the foundation regarding the Gulf stream
  • region including the Caribbean isles
  • Alt. of Caribbee

Caribbean meaning in Etymology Dictionary

from Carib, indigenous people's name on their own, + -ean.

Sentence Examples with the word Caribbean

The north equatorial current divides into the current entering the Caribbean Sea and issuing thence by the Strait of Florida as the Gulf Stream, and the Antilles current passing to the north of the Antilles.

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