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Grenada MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Grenada
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.084.900.362
Z01.639.880.362
Unique ID
D019425
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019425
Annotation
an island in the West Indies; do not confuse with GRENADINES see SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, also in the West Indies
Scope Note
An island of the West Indies. Its capital is St. George's. It was discovered in 1498 by Columbus who called it Concepcion. It was held at different times by the French and the British during the 18th century. The British suppressed a native uprising in 1795. It was an associate state of Great Britain 1967-74 but became an independent nation within the British Commonwealth in 1974. The original name referred to the Feast of the Immaculate Conception but it was later renamed for the Spanish kingdom of Granada. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p467 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p219)
Previous Indexing
West Indies (1969-1996)
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/26
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Grenada Preferred
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