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    • us: Barbadoes
    • us: Barbade
    • us: バルバドス
    • us: Barubadosu
    • us: ברבדוס
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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Parliamentary democracies
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (aat) Island nations
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    • found: Its The official gazette, 18 -19
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 30, 2005 Barbados (From 1958 to 1962, Barbados was one of 10 members of the West Indies Federation. When the federation was terminated, Barbados reverted to its former status as a self-governing colony. Following several attempts to form another federation composed of Barbados and the Leeward and Windward Islands, Barbados negotiated its own independence at a constitutional conference with the United Kingdom in June 1966. Barbados became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations on November 30, 1966) Windward Islands (Windward Islands name was also used to refer to a British colony in these islands, existing between 1833 and 1960 and consisting of the islands of Grenada, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Barbados (to 1885, when it became a separate colony), Tobago (to 1889 when it was joined to Trinidad), and Dominica (from 1940, when it was transferred from the Leeward Islands colony to the Windward Islands))
    • found: Flags of the world website, Dec. 30, 2005 (The islands included in the British colony of the Windward Islands ... When established in 1834 it consisted of Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent, and Tobago. St. Lucia was added in 1838, Barbados was detached in 1885, Tobago was detached in 1889 and Dominica was added in 1940)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 16, 2018 (Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America; 13°10ʹN 59°33ʹW)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, July 16, 2018 (Barbados. Location: Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela. Geographic coordinates: 13 10 N, 59 32 W. Government type: parliamentary democracy (Parliament) under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm)
    • found: BnF catalogue général, via WWW, July 16, 2018 (Barbade (approved French form); Barbados (international form)) {}
    • found: Web NDL authorities, July 16, 2018 (バルバドス = Barubadosu) {}
    • found: National Library of Israel, in VIAF, July 16, 2018 (ברבדוס = Barbados)
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  • Change Notes

    • 1979-08-10: new
    • 2018-07-17: revised
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