Bermudas


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Ber·mu·das

 (bər-myo͞o′dəz)
pl.n.
Bermuda shorts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bermudas - a group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coastBermudas - 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

Bermudas

pl, Bermuda shorts
plBermudashorts pl
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Just when submarine activities ended we do not know but the last vessel of this type sighted by a Pan-American merchantman was the huge Q 138, which discharged twenty-nine torpedoes at a Brazilian tank steamer off the Bermudas in the fall of
Lord Bathurst told me that the members of the Scriblerus club being met at his house at dinner, they agreed to rally Berkeley, who was also his guest, on his scheme at Bermudas.
I have heard that a rock near the Bermudas, lying many miles out at sea, and at a considerable depth, was first discovered by the circumstance of fish having been observed in the neighbourhood.
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.