Barbados

geographical name
Bar·​ba·​dos | \ bär-ˈbā-(ˌ)dōs How to pronounce Barbados (audio) , -dəs, -(ˌ)dōz \

Definition of Barbados

island of the British West Indies in the Lesser Antilles east of the Windward group; a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1966; capital Bridgetown area 166 square miles (430 square kilometers), population 293,100

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Barbadian \ bär-​ˈbā-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Barbadian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Barbados.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barbados. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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