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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.
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|Noun||1.||Bermudan - a native or inhabitant of Bermuda|
Bermuda, Bermudas - a group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast; British colony; a popular resort
North American - a native or inhabitant of North America
|Adj.||1.||Bermudan - of or relating to or characteristic of Bermuda or its inhabitants; "Bermudan beaches"|