American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island country in the Atlantic Ocean east of Florida and Cuba comprising some 700 islands and islets and numerous cays. The country gained its independence from Great Britain in 1973. Nassau, on New Providence Island, is the capital and the largest city. Population: 306,000.
- n. A country in the Caribbean. Official names, short: The Bahamas; full: Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
- n. island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort
- Disputed; Spanish baja mar ("shallow sea") or from Taino ba ha ma ("big upper middle land") via Spanish. (Wiktionary)
“Instead, the 18-year-old from the Bahamas is the U.S.”
“Then gentlemen, I may say the bathing in the Bahamas is the most perfect the world offers.”
“They were in the group of islands between North and South America, which we call the Bahamas and the West Indies.”
“Jerome Pinder at Weblog Bahamas is pleased that his country “finally gets one break for the good guys!””
“The film has been shot in 'Bahamas' - the country of islands, in the Atlantic Ocean &”
“The Bahamas were the original hosts, but the new administration that came to power in that country after elections in 2007 announced, just about a year ahead of the scheduled opening, that it was not prepared for the responsibility.”
“The Inagua National Park in the Bahamas is a wetland of international importance, which contains dense swamps of Avicennia germinans and Conocarpus erectus.”
“We all know that the Bahamas is the plum location.”
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