Definitions

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

  • A region and former duchy of central Germany north and east of the Main and Rhine Rivers. The region became a duchy in 1806 and was absorbed by Prussia in 1866.
  • The capital and largest city of the Bahamas, on the northeast coast of New Providence Island in the Atlantic Ocean east of Miami, Florida. Settled in the 1600s, it was a haven for pirates in the 1700s.

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  • proper noun The capital of the Bahamas.

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

  • noun the capital of the Bahamas

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Examples

  • NASSAU, BAHAMAS, February 03, 2010/24-7PressRelease/-- Your Last Shot and The Bahamas Baseball Federation hosted a four day Baseball camp in Nassau, The Bahamas from January 28 -

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • And the bourbon chicken at Cajun Maggies on John St. between Broadway and Nassau is no exception and may be — dare I say? — “even better than the malls.”

    (Not So) Cajun Maggie's | Midtown Lunch: Downtown NYC

  • There was the 13 mile long Merrick to Jamaica plank road on what is now Merrick Road in Nassau and Queens.

    Matthew Yglesias » Mass Transit is As American as Apple Pie

  • Susanne Igneri filed a complaint last week in Nassau County Supreme Court against the luxury hotel, which is owned and operated by Hilton Worldwide.

    Waldorf Bug Suit

  • I only wish it were a little closer to me (Im in Nassau) because my wife and I try to eat organic and local every chance we get.

    Can't Wait for our Garden of Eve Organic Farm CSA to Start

  • But fewer than 100 guests -- and no stars anyone could recognize -- turned up for Anna Nicole Smith's funeral in Nassau on Friday, an extravagant ceremony that brought the world's eyes onto the simple Baptist church and the now-famous hillside cemetery where she is buried.

    Archive 2007-02-25

  • The case is Maron v. Silver, 21984/06 and was originally filed in Nassau County.

    News Item

  • Nassau is theairline hub to the Out Islands, and dozens of flights from the United Statesarrive there daily.

    Best Bahamas Bonefish Lodges by Field & Stream's John Merwin

  • When I landed here in Nassau, and did some interviews to promote PokerStars and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, I commented that even if I didn't make the money, the "consolation prize of a week" in paradise with my wife would do quite nicely.

    In Exile

  • When I landed here in Nassau, and did some interviews to promote PokerStars and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, I commented that even if I didn't make the money, the "consolation prize of a week" in paradise with my wife would do quite nicely.

    In Exile

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