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Barbados is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean (formerly spelt Barbadoes).

Barbados or Barbadoes may also mean:

Places

  • Barbadoes Island (Pennsylvania), an island in the Schuylkill River located to the south of Norristown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • Barbadoes, a former name of Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, D.C.
  • Mártires de Barbados Stadium, a multi-use stadium in Bayamo, Cuba
  • Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, a hotel with a themed area by the name of Barbados
  • New Barbadoes Township, New Jersey, a township in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • New Barbadoes Neck
  • Barbadoes Street, a major street in central Christchurch, New Zealand
    • Barbadoes Street Cemetery, Christchurch
  • Barbadoes Green, former name of Howard Park, Kilmarnock, Scotland, home of Kilmarnock FC
  • Barbadoes Hill, a location in the Wye Valley, northeast of Tintern, Wales.
  • United States Naval Facility, Barbados (1957–1979), a U.S. Navy facility once located at Harrisons Point, St. Lucy, Barbados.

People

  • Barbados Joe Walcott (1873–1935), also known as "The Barbados Demon", an early twentieth century boxer
  • Barbados Slim, a fictional character on the US-based Television show Futurama

Music

  • Barbados (band), a Swedish band who participated in Melodifestivalen several times
  • "Barbados" (Typically Tropical song), 1975
  • "Barbados" (Models song), 1985
  • Barbados (composition), a jazz blues composed by Charlie Parker

Ships

  • HMS Barbados (K504), a British frigate in service with the Royal Navy from 1943 to 1946
  • SS Manticos, a British heavy-lift ship originally named SS Empire Barbados

Other

  • Muscovado, a style of sugar also known as "Barbados"
  • 45597 Barbados, a British LMS Jubilee Class locomotive

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