Meaning of Windward Islands in English:

Windward Islands

proper noun

  • A group of islands in the eastern Caribbean. Constituting the southern part of the Lesser Antilles, they include Martinique, Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada. Their name refers to their position further upwind, in terms of the prevailing south-easterly winds, than the Leeward Islands.