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Ber·mu·da

 (bər-myo͞o′də)
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.

Ber·mu′di·an, Ber·mu′dan adj. & n.

Bermuda

(bəˈmjuːdə)
n
(Placename) a UK Overseas Territory consisting of a group of over 150 coral islands (the Bermudas) in the NW Atlantic: discovered in about 1503, colonized by the British by 1612, although not acquired by the British crown until 1684. Capital: Hamilton. Pop: 69 467 (2013 est). Area: 53 sq km (20 sq miles)

Ber•mu•da

(bərˈmyu də)

n.
a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 mi. (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 62,569; 20 sq. mi. (53 sq. km). Cap.: Hamilton.
Ber•mu′dan, Ber•mu′di•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bermuda - a group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coastBermuda - a group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast; British colony; a popular resort
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
Bermudan, Bermudian - a native or inhabitant of Bermuda
Translations

Bermuda

[bɜːˈmjuːdə]
A. Nlas Bermudas
B. CPD Bermuda shorts NPLbermudas fpl
the Bermuda Triangle Nel triángulo de las Bermudas

Bermuda

[bərˈmjuːdə] nles Bermudes fplBermuda shorts nplbermuda m

Bermuda

nBermuda nt (form rare); the Bermudasdie Bermudas pl, → die Bermudainseln pl; to go to Bermudaauf die Bermudas fahren

Bermuda

[bɜːˈmjuːdə] n the Bermudasle Bermude
References in classic literature ?
So that these two islands of Bermuda and Madeira have been stocked by birds, which for long ages have struggled together in their former homes, and have become mutually adapted to each other; and when settled in their new homes, each kind will have been kept by the others to their proper places and habits, and will consequently have been little liable to modification.
Bats have been seen wandering by day far over the Atlantic Ocean; and two North American species either regularly or occasionally visit Bermuda, at the distance of 600 miles from the mainland.
A call will be made at Bermuda, which lies directly in this route homeward, and will be reached in about ten days from Madeira, and after spending a short time with our friends the Bermudians, the final departure will be made for home, which will be reached in about three days.
We do not call Bermuda or Bahama, you know, the West Indies.
Thence to Java, loading sugar for Marseilles, and back along the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, and on to Baltimore, down to her marks with crome ore, buffeted by hurricanes, short again of bunker coal and calling at Bermuda to replenish.
Good has come out of evil, however, for the barmaid, finding from the papers that he is in serious trouble and likely to be hanged, has thrown him over utterly and has written to him to say that she has a husband already in the Bermuda Dockyard, so that there is really no tie between them.
Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory with significant autonomy.
On signing the agreement Premier Cox said, "Today the Government of Bermuda lays down our trump card to further Bermuda as a western hub for the Islamic financial services industry.
The document, part of Benfield's quarterly series on the Bermuda market, recounted how the island's reinsurers lost $11.
In Palm Springs, however, perennial rye is used to cover the dormant hybrid Bermuda lawns.
The trail guides vacationers through historic sites linked with the development and progress of people of African descent in Bermuda.
100 Best Places to Kiss, Smooch and Snuggle in Bermuda by Dale Butler (The Writer's Machine, $12.