Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A self-governing British colony comprising about 300 coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of Cape Hatteras. The first settlement was made in 1609 by British colonists shipwrecked on their way to Virginia. Tourism and international finance are crucial to its economy. Hamilton, on Bermuda Island, the largest in the archipelago, is the capital.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun same as Bermudas.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun An island group in the the North Atlantic Ocean, 580 nautical miles (1074 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, held as an Overseas Territory by Britain
  • proper noun A pale, slightly blue shade of green

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast; British colony; a popular resort

Etymologies

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From the name of Juan de Bermudez, the Spanish explorer who discovered the islands in 1515.

Examples

  • CEO Tony Brannon built www. bermuda.com into a million dollar web advertising portal for Bermuda.

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  • I would wish to declare, at the beginning of this story, that I shall never regard that cluster of islets which we call Bermuda as the Fortunate Islands of the ancients.

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  • BeachLime. com, a blog by a Barbadian living in Bermuda, says he was proud to be a Bajan and sends “congratulations to all the folks back in Bimshire.”

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  • Now, I will admit that my husband has worn white Bermudas and black knee socks at a semi formal event in Bermuda: and it was the norm.

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  • Now, I will admit that my husband has worn white Bermudas and black knee socks at a semi formal event in Bermuda: and it was the norm.

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  • Or one can sit at the bar with a Rum Swizzle, a cocktail some describe as Bermuda's national drink, or a Dark & Stormy.

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  • Now, I will admit that my husband has worn white Bermudas and black knee socks at a semi formal event in Bermuda: and it was the norm.

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  • Now, I will admit that my husband has worn white Bermudas and black knee socks at a semi formal event in Bermuda: and it was the norm.

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  • Oh and the Bermuda is wired thing … Icesnake nailed it.

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  • As it turns out – like everyone else in Bermuda, the Police only learned about the uighurs on the radio news on Thursday morning.

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