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Barbados

Syllabification: Bar·ba·dos
Pronunciation: /bärˈbāˌdōs
 
, bärˈbādəs
 
/

Definition of Barbados in English:

An island country in the Caribbean, the most easterly of the Caribbean islands; population 284,600 (est. 2009); capital, Bridgetown; official language, English. Barbados was a British colony until it gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1966.

Derivatives

Barbadian

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Pronunciation: /bärˈbādēən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • The West Indies team was in Australia and they had mostly Barbadians then - I think there were nine Barbadians.
  • People have been saying that it's becoming virtually impossible for lower - to middle-income Barbadians to own, as they say, ‘a piece of the rock’.
  • The result was that so many Barbadians preferred Chubby and because it was cheaper, they bought Trinidadian drinks instead of Barbadian drinks.

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