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Anegada, a British West Indian island, the northernmost of the Virgin group and of the Lesser Antilles, 18 m. N. of Virgin Gorda; length 10 m., greatest breadth 4 1/2 m. It has but few inhabitants, who produce some cotton and food, and large quantities of salt from salt ponds. There is abundance of fresh water. Numerous shipwrecks occur, especially on a reef extending S. E. and S. from the E. end of the island.