Definition of Grenada from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

a country consisting of the island of Grenada and a group of smaller islands in the Caribbean. It has been an independent state and a member of the Commonwealth since 1974. In 1983, after the Prime Minister had been killed, Grenada was attacked and taken over by US armed forces, who set up a new government. Many people around the world protested against the US action. See related entries: Countries and continents
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