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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Area was inhabited by Amerindians of whom little is known; sighted by Columbus 1498; settled by Dutch early 17th century; occupied by British during Napoleonic Wars; many Africans came as slaves; East Indians and Chinese came as indentured servants 19th century; official language is English, though Hindi, Urdu, and local dialects are also spoken.

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