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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.
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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)
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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
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Barbados[bɑːˈbeɪdɒs] N → Barbados m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Barbados[bɑːrˈbeɪdəʊz bɑːrˈbeɪdɒs bɑːrˈbeɪdəʊs] n → la Barbade
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Barbados nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Barbados[bɑːˈbeɪdɒs] n → Barbados fsg
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
Barbados→ البربادوس Barbados Barbados Barbados Μπαρμπάντος Barbados Barbados Barbade Barbados isole Barbados バルバドス 바베이도스 Barbados Barbados Barbados Barbados Барбадос Barbados ประเทศบาร์เบโดส Barbados nước Barbados 巴巴多斯
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