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Bahamas

Ba·ha·mas

 (bə-hä′məz) also Ba·ha·ma Islands (-mə)
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.

Ba·ha′mi·an (-hā′mē-ən, -hä′-), Ba·ha′man (-hä′mən, -hā′-) adj. & n.

Bahamas

(bəˈhɑːməz) or

Bahama Islands

pl n
(Placename) the Bahamas a group of over 700 coral islands (about 20 of which are inhabited) in the Caribbean: a British colony from 1783 until 1964; an independent nation within the Commonwealth from 1973. Language: English. Currency: Bahamian dollar. Capital: Nassau. Pop: 319 031 (2013 est). Area: 13 939 sq km (5381 sq miles)

Ba•ha•mas

(bəˈhɑ məz, -ˈheɪ-)

n.pl.
an independent country comprising a group of islands (Baha′ma Is′lands) in the W Atlantic Ocean, SE of Florida: formerly a British colony; gained independence 1973. 283,705; 5353 sq. mi. (13,864 sq. km). Cap.: Nassau.
Official name, Com′monwealth of the Baha′mas.
Ba•ha′mi•an (-ˈheɪ-, -ˈhɑ-) n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bahamas - island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and CubaBahamas - island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
the Indies, West Indies - the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
capital of the Bahamas, Nassau - the capital of the Bahamas
Bahamian - a native or inhabitant of the Bahamas
Translations
Bahamy
Bahamas
Bahamasaaret
Bahami
Bahama
Bahamaeyjar
バハマ
바하마
Bahamos
Bahamas
Bahamas
Bahamy
Bahami
Bahamas
ประเทศบาฮามาส
quần đảo Bahamas

Bahamas

[bəˈhɑːməz] NPL the Bahamaslas Bahamas

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[bəˈhɑːməz] npl
the Bahamas → les Bahamas fpl

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pl the Bahamasdie Bahamas pl

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[bəˈhɑːməz] npl the Bahamasle Bahamas

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البهاما Bahamy Bahamas Bahamas Μπαχάμες Bahamas Bahamasaaret Bahamas Bahami isole Bahamas バハマ 바하마 Bahama's Bahamas Bahamy Baamas, Bahamas Багамские острова Bahamas ประเทศบาฮามาส Bahama Adaları quần đảo Bahamas 巴哈马群岛
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An estimated 80 percent of cocaine smuggled into the United States that passed through The Bahamas during the 1980s has diminished to current estimates of approximately 5 percent through the entire Caribbean.
The Bahamas National Trust, The Nature Conservancy and Kerzner Marine Foundation hope to make 50,000 to 60,000 acres of the Grand Bahama Banks a Marine Protected Area within the next year.
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Whether seeking a mega-resort such as Atlantis, Paradise Island with its more than 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting, convention and banquet space or the more intimate British Colonial Hilton Nassau with ocean and garden view boardrooms, The Bahamas has a superior inventory of business facilities that can meet the needs of any sized group.