one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies. 108 sq. mi. (280 sq. km).
Related forms Antiguan, adjective, noun
an island in the Caribbean, one of the Leeward Islands: a British colony, with its dependency Barbuda, until 1967, when it became a British associated state; it became independent in 1981 as part of the state of Antigua and Barbuda. Area: 279 sq km (108 sq miles)