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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of Antigua and Barbuda in the West Indies north of Antigua. It was privately owned from 1691 to 1872.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An island in the nation of Antigua and Barbuda, to the north of Antigua

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an island in Antigua and Barbuda

Etymologies

Spanish barbuda ("bearded"), referring perhaps to natives' beards or fig trees (Wiktionary)

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