Car'ibbe'an Plate'

a major tectonic division of the earth's crust, encompassing the Central American portion of North America, the Caribbean Sea, and the islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico, as well as the Leeward and Windward Islands; bordered north and south by the North and South American Plates and west by the Cocos Plate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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