Meaning of Antigua and Barbuda

Anti'gua and Barbu'da

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  1. an island state comprising Antigua and two smaller islands: a member of the former West Indies Associated States; formerly a British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 79,000; 171 sq. mi. (442 sq. km). Cap.: St. John's.
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