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Trinidad and Tobago

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Comprises two main islands off Venezuelan coast; originally inhabited by Arawaks; Caribs conquered Tobago; visited by Columbus 1498; Trinidad settled by Spanish 16th century, Amerindians were killed; British acquired islands 1797-1802; Africans came as slaves; official language is English, though Hindi, French, and Spanish are also spoken.

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