What does Barbados mean?

Barbados meaning in General Dictionary

A West Indian area offering its title to an illness to a cherry etc

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  • a parliamentary democracy on island of Barbados; previous Uk colony; a well known resort location
  • easternmost regarding the West Indies about 300 kilometers on north of Venezuela
  • Alt. of Barbadoes

Barbados meaning in Etymology Dictionary

probably from Portuguese las barbados "the bearded;" the area so called because vines or moss hung densely through the trees. An inhabitant ended up being known as a Barbadian (1732).

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Barbados meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Alt. of Barbadoes

Sentence Examples with the word Barbados

Davis, The Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados (1887); J.

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