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Ba·jan

 (bā′jən)
n.
A Barbadian.
adj.
Of or characteristic of Barbados: Bajan cooking.

[Shortening and alteration of Barbadian.]

Bajan

(ˈbeɪdʒən)
n
(Peoples) a native of Barbados
adj
of or relating to Barbados or its inhabitants
[C20: variant of Badian, a shortened form of Barbadian]
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Celebs and sun-seekers flock to the west coast for its tranquil waters and glorious sunsets, but do explore the northern regions - if only for the view from Cherry Tree Hill and to have a snow cone treat (Bajans drink theirs syrupy, similar to a Slush Puppy, with condensed milk).
Bajans are experts at partying, particularly at Red Door in Second Street, but venues don't get busy until very late.
Surrounded by Bajan Bungalows fully decked out with citrus scents and background music specially created to make you feel transported to the island, and beachgoers vying to win a real holiday to Barbados, rum master Miguel Smith shared the passion and secrets that make Mount Gay special."No-one on Earth will speak about rum like Bajans speak about rum," explained host Miguel Smith.
Bajans are, I reckon, at the third stage of the Hindu scheme of life, having separated themselves into a life of philosophical detachment.
From Bajans (Barbadians) and Trinis (Trinidadians) I've learned that we Jamaicans are an aggressive, assertive bunch of people.
You may find the faithful few swimming in the salty, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea outside your sliding glass doors almost every morning this is a practice Bajans start at an early age and quite frankly continue until they can't swim anymore.
Since then he's introduced a string of Bajans to League of Ireland football including Luther Watson, Ryan Lucas, Ramuel Miller and Riviere Williams.
Its people, who call themselves Bajans, are its major selling point, laid back and wonderfully warm.
Most Bajans are members of the Anglican church so afternoon tea is a ritual, cricket is the national passion, and polo - the sport of kings - is played all winter.
Started in 1834 to celebrate the harvesting of the island's sugar cane crop, Bajans break out all the stops for their version of a Mardi Gras-style party.
Bajans also know how to throw a good party, and perhaps their best--and biggest--party is the Crop Over Festival.
David Murray's Flaming Souls: Homosexuality, Homophobia and Social Change in Barbados, which examines contemporary Bajan gender and sexual identities through interviews, participant observation, and media analysis, joins a growing literature on queer Caribbean life.