Carib

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Carib the family of languages spoken by the Carib
    • n Carib a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser Antilles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Carib (Ethol) A native of the Caribbee islands or the coasts of the Caribbean sea; esp., one of a tribe of Indians inhabiting a region of South America, north of the Amazon, and formerly most of the West India islands.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Carib One of a native race inhabiting certain portions of Central America and the north of South America, and formerly also the Caribbean islands.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Carib kar′ib one of a native race inhabiting parts of Central America and the north of South America—also Car′ibbee
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Cannibal

Usage

In literature:

Then it was answered from the other side, and the Carib turned excitedly to us, talking rapidly, but without our being able to comprehend a word.
"Through Forest and Stream" by George Manville Fenn
The piranha, called also the caribe, is a kind of salmon (Tetragonopterus).
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Had it not been for the Caribs the Antilleans would have led a placid existence.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
A Carib knows, instantly, worthy and unworthy ground.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
A swinging sea-bed, the undisputed invention of Alcibiades; but the modern name is derived from the Caribs.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
With the Carib's death his wife and captives were killed, and food utensils, etc., were buried with him.
"The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul" by Jirah D. Buck
It's the Compania Maritima Caribe y Atlantica.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
You and old Ben Hornigold are the only ones who don't shrink back, hey, Carib?
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
As soon as Mount Young was in our possession, the troops were busily employed in spreading devastation through the Carib district.
"The History of the First West India Regiment" by A. B. Ellis
Hence arose a marked difference between the languages of the island Caribs and their women.
"The Arawack Language of Guiana in its Linguistic and Ethnological Relations" by Daniel G. Brinton
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In poetry:

Unknown to power or place, yet where
The sun looks o'er the Carib sea,
It blended with the freeman's prayer
And song of jubilee.
"Channing" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And here his neighbors gathered in to greet
Their friend again,
Safe from the wave and the destroying gales,
Which reap untimely green Bermuda's vales,
And vex the Carib main.
"Chalkey Hall" by John Greenleaf Whittier
'Frae east to west, frae main to main,
To Carib's shores return'd again;
In sickness, trial, hardship, pain,
Ye ken yoursell,
Drapt frae the muse's melting strain
Peace balmy fell.
"The Scottish Muse" by Hector MacNeill
Bind us in time, O Seasons clear, and awe.
O minstrel galleons of Carib fire,
Bequeath us to no earthly shore until
Is answered in the vortex of our grave
The seal's wide spindrift gaze toward paradise.
"Voyages II" by Harold Hart Crane
For the same wave that rims the Carib shore
With momentary brede of pearl and gold,
Goes hurrying thence to gladden with its roar
Lorn weeds bound fast on rocks of Labrador,
By love divine on one sweet errand rolled.
"Seaweed" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

In January 2006, the Air Force's Air Lift Group was a largely tactically focused force which, apart from a handful of elderly De Havilland Canada Caribous and Boeing 707s, was centered on the C-130.
Caribe Royale Resort and Conference Center Orlando, Fla. Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, Calif.
FORT LAUDREDALE, Fla. NEWS RELEASE PROVIDED BY CARIBE ARTS FEST BELOW.
For the first time in history, the Riverfront comes alive with the inaugural event of Caribe Arts Fest.
View full size Caribe Resort in Orange Beach has been has been voted "Best Family Fun Resort" in the Southeast by Convention South Magazine for 2012.
Caribe Resort in Orange Beach has been has been voted "Best Family Fun Resort" in the Southeast by Convention South Magazine for 2012.
If possible, get the tiny, thin, fresh green chiles sold in Asian markets, otherwise, substitute caribe or any other crushed very hot chile.
The Hotel Caribe in Cartegena, Colombia is shown on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, two days after President Barack Obama departed Colombia following his participation in the VI Summit of the Americas.
Copa Dama Del Caribe S. One And One Sixteenth Miles.
I am a sixteen-year-old Carib-American who resides in Jamaica, Queens.
Secret Service agents reportedly stayed at the Hotel Caribe before being sent home (Getty).
The event will host the one and only Jose Feliciano, supported by salsa artists extraordinaire Sol Caribe.
Grand Prizes (1 total): A seven-night trip to Barcelo Maya Beach and Caribe, in Riviera Maya , Mexico for two adults departing from Chicago Rockford International Airport.
Pedestrians pass the Hotel Caribe in Cartagena, Colombia, late on Thursday, April more.
Tanker freight rates from the Caribs to the US Gulf, which plummeted by $0.64 per barrel over the last week, have almost doubled overnight to levels only seen once before this year.
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