Bajan

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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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No-one on Earth will speak about rum like Bajans speak about rum," explained host Miguel Smith.
They teamed up with Barbados Tourism to bring the Caribbean island to Camden and to round it off last week, they added to the Bajan vibe by holding a rum masterclass hosted by Mount Gay.
Murray's project is not interested in lesbians nor does it explore the similarities between queer people of color living in North America and queen and gay Bajans.
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.
She said that local Bajans as well as tourists need to be more aware of their impact on the reefs.
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.