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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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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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Indeed, Joyce Pettis remarks upon the "middleman" role the Barbadian Homeowners' Association plays: "The association becomes a mediative group intended to assist the Barbadians in their transformation from recent immigrants .
Barbadians interested in securing work in the agriculture industry in the United States are a step closer to achieving that goal, reports BGIS (May 5, 2011).
The original Jewish settlers who built the 17th century synagogue were skilled in the sugar industry and quickly introduced crop and cultivation skills to the Barbadians.
H said Barbadians were not "as enamoured of the farm labour scheme as they used to be", but preferred jobs at resorts such as the four diamond Amelia Island Hotel, where he had seen them working a few months ago, while overseas.
On October 19, 2003, Als and Vasquez will begin their voyage in a tiny rowboat, a vessel built in Barbados by Barbadians based on a generic design to be used by all 19 competitors who are bound by equal terms of competition.
Post office records from as early as 1905 reveal that foreign currency sent by Barbadian migrants living in Panama and British Guiana were the main source of income for many families across Barbados, and the funds from fellow Barbadians abroad continues to boost the economy, he said in an address before the National Association of Barbados Organizations (NABO), the umbrella body for Barbadian organizations across the US, founded in Atlanta GA in 1993 by Ken Knight.
Sadly, there are some unscrupulous Barbadians who are exploiting these people by causing them to abuse the privilege that they have received," he added.
Minister of Economic Development Reginald Farley said Barbadians still continued to do business in the same "old and unsophisticated ways", to their detriment.
The Government is reportedly taking the next major step towards relieving the British telecommunications giants' strangle-hold on the provision of such services to Barbadians.
Barbadians will have a new shopping complex embracing a supermarket and a general purpose store at Warrens, St.
The Barbadians are expected to begin their overseas attachments sometime in March or April.
A third online lottery could provide 150 new jobs, as well as offer Barbadians two-weekly jackpots starting at Bds$250,000 (US$125,000) and Bds$300,000 (US$150,000), reports The Sunday Sun newspaper (May 30, 1999).