meaning of Antigua

Antigua meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Caribbean area, from Spanish fem. of antiguo, literally "ancient, antique" (identify vintage); found by Columbus in 1493 and known as by him for the chapel of Santa Maria los angeles Antigua ("Old St. Mary's") in Seville.

Antigua meaning in General Dictionary

the greatest of the islands comprising Antigua and Barbuda

Sentence Examples with the word Antigua

Capmany in his Memorias historicas sobra la marina, comercio, y artes de la antigua ciudad de Barcelona (Madrid, 1779-1792); and, for its political history, the same work should be consulted, together with Historias e conquestas dels comtes de Barcelona, by T.

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