Barbuda

[bahr-boo-duh]
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noun

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 of barbuda

  • They are currently in Antigua Barbuda, the last country the couple will visit before returning to the United Kingdom.

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    Tom Sykes

    March 7, 2012

Historical Examples of barbuda

  • 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

noun

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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