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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)
(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)
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.
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|Noun||1.||Barbados - 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
|2.||Barbados - 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
Barbados - a parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados; former British colony; a popular resort area
Barbadian - a native or inhabitant of Barbados
Barbados[bɑːˈbeɪdɒs] N → Barbados m
Barbados[bɑːrˈbeɪdəʊz bɑːrˈbeɪdɒs bɑːrˈbeɪdəʊs] n → la Barbade
n → Barbados nt