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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.
(Placename) of or relating to the Bahamas
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of the Bahamas
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|Noun||1.||Bahamian - a native or inhabitant of the Bahamas|
Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas - island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort
West Indian - a native or inhabitant of the West Indies
|Adj.||1.||Bahamian - of or relating to or characteristic of the Bahama Islands or their inhabitants; "Bahamian population"|