country in the E West Indies
, consisting of three islands, including Antigua and Barbuda: formerly a British colony
, it became independent
in 1981 & a member of the Commonwealth: 171 sq mi
(443 sq km); pop. 66,000; cap
. St. John's (on Antigua)
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