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Saint Kitts and Nevis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.084.900.787
Z01.639.880.787
Unique ID
D019437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019437
Annotation
an independent federation in the West Indies
Scope Note
An independent federation of the Leeward Islands in the West Indies, consisting of Saint Christopher, Nevis, and Sombrero. Its capital is Basseterre. It was discovered by Columbus in 1493, settled by the British in 1625, the first of the Leeward Islands to be colonized by them. It was held jointly by the French and English 1628-1713, but returned to Great Britain by the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713. It was held by the French 1782-83. Under the British for the next 200 years, it gained its independence in 1983. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1045; Embassy, telephone 202-686-2636)
Entry Version
SAINT KITTS
Entry Term(s)
Nevis
St. Kitts and Nevis
Previous Indexing
West Indies (1966-1996)
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/26
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Saint Kitts and Nevis Preferred
Nevis Narrower
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