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Antigua and Barbuda

An·ti·gua and Bar·bu·da

 (ăn-tē′gə; bär-bo͞o′də)
A country in the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean Sea, comprising the island of Antigua and the smaller islands of Barbuda and Redonda. Settled by the English in 1632, the country became independent in 1981. St. John's is the capital.

An·ti′guan adj. & n.

Antigua and Barbuda

n
(Placename) a state in the Caribbean, comprising the islands of Antigua, Barbuda, and Redonda: gained independence in 1981: a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: St John's. Pop: 90 156 (2013 est). Area: 442 sq km (171 sq miles)

Anti′gua and Barbu′da


n.
an island state in the E West Indies, comprising Antigua, Barbuda, and a smaller island: formerly a British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 64,246; 171 sq. mi. (442 sq. km). Cap.: St. John's.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antigua and Barbuda - a country in the northern Leeward Islands
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Antigua - the largest of the islands comprising Antigua and Barbuda
Barbuda - an island in Antigua and Barbuda
Redonda - an island in Antigua and Barbuda
capital of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint John's, St. John's - the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda; located on the island of Antigua
Leeward Islands - a group of islands in the eastern West Indies
Translations
Антигуа и Барбуда
Antigua a Barbuda
Antigua og Barbuda
Antigua und Barbuda
Antigua ja Barbuda
Antigua ja Barbuda
Antigua-et-Barbuda
Antigva i Barbuda
Antigua és Barbuda
Antigva ir Barbuda
Antigua og Barbuda
Antigua i Barbuda
Antígua e Barbuda
Antigua a Barbuda
Antigva in Barbuda
Antigua och Barbuda
Antigua ve Barbuda
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The new resort will occupy 36 acres of prime beachfront property, five acres of which will be developed into a public national park for the use of Antiguans and Barbudans, and visiting tourists who wish to swim on the magnificent beach.
The Welsh men wore Harrington bomber jackets with a tartan lining while the Antiguans and Northern Irish opted for tartan ties.
A visit to St John's is important, to rub shoulders with the genuinely friendly Antiguans in the market place; on the lovingly restored Heritage Quay, complete with its Georgian-style architecture; and on the modern quay that takes in huge cruise liners.
Antiguans Avie Howell and Kaniel Martin are this week due to stand trial accused of shooting newlyweds Ben and Catherine Mullany, both 31, in their hotel chalet on the Caribbean island.
Antiguans Howell, of Golden Grove, and Martin, of Tindale Road, have been on remand in an Antiguan jail since their arrest in 2008.
The Antiguans have asked us to provide training and information for hoteliers on how to handle petty or serious crime, food poisoning and other incidents.
A native Antiguan, Lawrence (who has run his business for almost a decade) gave a flavour of not just what Antigua has to offer tourists, but also how 'regular' Antiguans negotiate their way through the hustle and bustle of daily life.
They were the gems most Antiguans barely appreciated: twenty or so pristine, "uninhabited" offshore islands.
goods would hurt Antiguans far more than it would hurt American companies.
The ability to earn American currency without leaving the Caribbean is a major draw for the 22,000 Jamaicans, Antiguans, Dominicans, and Guyanese who migrated to the BVIs to form a vibrant cultural mosaic.
Although the author occasionally resorts to name calling (I cannot interpret the following references to white people as "blobs" and "boobs" as anything other than this), I argue that she chooses her descriptive adjectives to draw attention to the process through which whites, North Americans, and English people become tourists and benefit from the exploitation of Antiguans.
By the end of the chapter, Ferguson points out that the inescapable implication of this argument is that Native Antiguans, freed from colonial oppression, are now unshackled and empowered to exercise human rights and political dominion, creating a nation for their own benefit and fulfillment.