Vieques

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Vieques a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico used for target practice by the United States Navy
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Usage

In literature:

Vieques, Virgin Islands, 196, 305.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
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In news:

The US government has a new fight in Vieques, the Puerto Rican island that was used as a Navy bombing range for decades.
Patricia Urquiola had old-fashioned bathtubs in mind when designing Vieques .
US report on Vieques says there's no cancer threat.
Whether or not their campaign made people sick, the US Navy was never popular in Vieques .
See a More Stylish Side of Vieques .
Navy's Vieques Training May Be Tied to Health Risks.
A woman walks on La Esperanza, above, a beach in Vieques , P.R.
Local photographer focuses on Vieques .
News in English from Vieques Libre.
Navy Trains at Vieques .
Navy warplanes resumed training today at their bombing range on the island of Vieques , using dummy bombs, a Navy spokesman said.
Prepares to Clear Vieques Bombing Range of Protesters.
The federal authorities completed preparations today to clear demonstrators later this week from a Navy range on Vieques , a small island off Puerto Rico, even as F.B.I.
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Photo Courtesy of W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island.
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