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Barbados

Bar·ba·dos

 (bär-bā′dōs′, -dōz′, -dəs)
A country occupying the easternmost island of the West Indies. First inhabited by Arawaks and Caribs, Barbados was held briefly by the Portuguese before being settled by the British in the early 1600s. It became a separate colony in 1885 and gained full independence in 1966. Bridgetown is the capital and the largest city.

Bar·ba′di·an adj. & n.

Barbados

(bɑːˈbeɪdəʊs; -dəʊz; -dɒs)
n
(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, in the E Lesser Antilles: a British colony from 1628 to 1966, now an independent state within the Commonwealth. Language: English. Currency: Barbados dollar. Capital: Bridgetown. Pop: 288 725 (2013 est). Area: 430 sq km (166 sq miles)

Bar•ba•dos

(bɑrˈbeɪ doʊz, -doʊs, -dəs)

n.
an island in the E West Indies constituting an independent state in the Commonwealth of Nations: formerly a British colony. 259,191; 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km). Cap.: Bridgetown.
Bar•ba′di•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Barbados - a parliamentary democracy on the island of BarbadosBarbados - a parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados; former British colony; a popular resort area
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Barbados - easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of Venezuela
Bridgetown, capital of Barbados - capital of Barbados; a port city on the southwestern coast of Barbados
2.Barbados - easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of VenezuelaBarbados - easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of Venezuela
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
Caribees, Lesser Antilles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
Barbados - a parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados; former British colony; a popular resort area
Barbadian - a native or inhabitant of Barbados
Translations
Барбадос
Barbados
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Barbado
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バルバドス
바베이도스
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BarbadosБарбадос
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ประเทศบาร์เบโดส
nước Barbados

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[bɑːrˈbeɪdəʊz bɑːrˈbeɪdɒs bɑːrˈbeɪdəʊs] nla Barbade

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Octavia Gibson, deputy director, Currency at the Central Bank, said, 'With this app, Barbadians have the information they need to authenticate their money right at their fingertips.
Hundreds of Barbadians assembled at Church Village Green in Bridgetown on Sunday, May 9 to take part in the Central Bank of Barbados 5K Fun Run and Walk.
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In that regard, claims for land as means (out of reach for most Barbadians and Jamaicans if property laws are complied with) have been central to notions of self-determination in the Caribbean and has been an issue of grievance both in Jamaica and Barbados.
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Humanity is in trouble if this is also true about Barbadians.
Karib's leading edge fiber optic technology will provide a best-in-class infrastructure for all Barbadians.
However, Government Minister Gline Clarke has lambasted the decision - insisting a rich pop star has no right to garner free land while other Barbadians live in poverty, reports the Daily Star.
Partly because of this, "for some Barbadians, the Landship is an embarrassment and a colonial artefact that suited a time when Barbadians were good at aping the colonisers in 'Little England'" (Burrowes 2005:215).
Normally we don't feel sorry for the Barbadians (all that sunshine and an endless supply of Lilt), but when we saw these freaky-deaks on their beaches, we could only cry (with laughter) on the islanders' behalf.