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Barbadian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Barbadian of or relating to or characteristic of Barbados or its inhabitants "a Barbadian vacation"
    • n Barbadian a native or inhabitant of Barbados
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Barbadian Of or pertaining to Barbados.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Barbadian Of or pertaining to Barbados (also spelled Barbadoes).
    • n Barbadian An inhabitant of Barbados, the most eastern island of the West Indies, belonging to Great Britain.
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Usage

In literature:

It is very quaint, this self-satisfaction of the Barbadian Negro.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
The manager of this estate confirmed the testimony of the Barbadian planters in every important particular.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
The manager of this estate confirmed the testimony of the Barbadian planters in every important particular.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Me free man, and true Barbadian born.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
The great ambition of the Barbadian is to own land.
"Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
I thought I was again in the Barbadian sloop, during the storm.
"Margaret Tudor" by Annie T. Colcock
Two hundred thousand is, I believe, the present number of Barbadians, of whom nine-tenths are blacks.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
Meanwhile Lord Willoughby had returned, and was doing his best to conciliate the Barbadians of both parties.
"The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899]" by James Rodway
When the Barbadians came they brought with them the social viewpoint of the West Indian planter.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
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In poetry:

How at those gatherings in Barbadian vales,
A tendering love
Came o'er him, like the gentle rain from heaven,
And words of fitness to his lips were given,
And strength as from above.
"Chalkey Hall" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The apex of Barbadian cooking is cou-cou?a cornmeal porridge laced with okra for extra slipperiness.
Don't you dare call them Barbadians .
There he met a gentleman who treated him to a bowl of coconut-water -infused Barbadian punch such that he was forced to admit that he had "no expression strong enough to describe entire respect for it".
That punch was based on genever, but one just as toothsome can be made with Barbadian rum.
Barbadian BDSM appreciator Rihanna has released her latest music video, this time for her spin class/gay bar hit "S&M".
The famed wax house, with museums all around the world, simultaneously unveiled its latest figures of the Barbadian beauty on Tuesday in both Hollywood and Las Vegas.
Stefan Heidenreich is apparently no fan of Rihanna 's saucy schtick, as the new head of the skin care company canned the Barbadian beauty from her endorsement gig this week, claiming Nivea needs a more family-friendly image.
The pleasant public exchange is the first direct communication we've seen between the former couple three years after Brown, 22, pummeled the Barbadian beauty to a bruised and bloodied pulp following a pre-Grammy party in Los Angeles.
The plane was carrying various members of the press as she traveled on her 777 tour, but as the journalists struggled to get any time with the Barbadian starlet, the flight descended into anarchy.
Barbadian singer Rihanna performs during the fifth stop of her worldwide "777" tour at the E-Werk club in Berlin on Nov 19, 2012.
News reports that the Barbadian singer was spotted leaving a London strip club with Matt earlier this week.
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