A West Indian area offering its title to an illness to a cherry etc
- 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
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).
(letter.) Alt. of Barbadoes
Davis, The Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados (1887); J.