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An island of Antigua and Barbuda in the West Indies north of Antigua. It was privately owned from the late 1600s until the 1870s.

Bar·bu′dan adj. & n.
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(Placename) a coral island in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the independent state of Antigua and Barbuda. Area: 160 sq km (62 sq miles)
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(bɑrˈbu də)

one of the NE Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of Antigua and Barbuda. 62 sq. mi. (161 sq. km).
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Antigua and Barbuda - a country in the northern Leeward Islands
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