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Barbuda

[bahr-boo-duh] /bɑrˈbu də/
noun
1.
one of the NE Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of Antigua and Barbuda. 62 sq. mi. (161 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for Barbuda
Contemporary Examples
  • They are currently in Antigua Barbuda, the last country the couple will visit before returning to the United Kingdom.

    Edward Who? Tom Sykes March 7, 2012
Historical Examples
  • Antigua is governed as a crown colony, the Islands of Barbuda and Redonda being attached to it.

  • At Barbuda, the earthquake was also severely feltall the stone buildings, with the exception of a small school-room, fell.

  • The rents have had to be reduced; and John wants all the Barbuda income to spend on the estate there.

    Heartsease Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Not one-thousandth part as bad as the detestable mosquitoes on the shores of the Barbuda lagoon, they agreed.

    The Three Lieutenants W.H.G. Kingston
  • Having ascertained that the midshipmen intended visiting Barbuda, they first steered for that island.

    The Three Lieutenants W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Barbuda

Barbuda

/bɑːˈbuːdə/
noun
1.
a coral island in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the independent state of Antigua and Barbuda. Area: 160 sq km (62 sq miles)
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