An island in the lesser antilles in the west indies. It is chiefly of coral formation with no good harbors and only small streams. It was probably discovered by the portuguese in the sixteenth century. The name was given by 16th-century spanish explorers from barbados, the plural for bearded, with reference to the beard-like leaves or trails of moss on the trees that grew there in abundance.
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... you for your Blake answer but the fact is: 1. Someone on another forum had already given us that and 2) That is not all Blake represents. Does Barbados not ring a bell? Deep down in the ocean. You must remember the Blake Ridge and all the toxins they brought up from there. The used the submersible ...
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