Pronunciation: (bär-bā'dōz, -dōs, -dus), [key]
an island in the E West Indies constituting an independent state in the Commonwealth of Nations: formerly a British colony. 245,000; 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km). Cap.: Bridgetown.
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