Definition for bridgetown (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for bridgetown
"I wish we could get it furniture like this up in Bridgetown," Feigenbaum said.Potash & Perlmutter|Montague Glass
But who, the people of Bridgetown asked one another, were the men in possession of her, and whence had they come?Captain Blood|Rafael Sabatini
“But you have some kind of newspaper which circulates in Bridgetown,” I said.Meccania|Owen Gregory
The jewellers' and silversmiths' shops in Bridgetown were brilliant as on the Paris boulevards.The English in the West Indies|James Anthony Froude
A railway 28 m. long runs from Bridgetown partly round the coast.
British Dictionary definitions for bridgetown (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bridgetown (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for bridgetown
probably from Portuguese las barbados "the bearded;" the island so called because vines or moss hung densely from the trees. An inhabitant was called a Barbadian (1732).