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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.
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Noun1.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 inhabitantsBermudan - of or relating to or characteristic of Bermuda or its inhabitants; "Bermudan beaches"
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These measures help compensate for the potential volatility incurred due to the proportion of property reinsurance transferred to AIUK in 2006 as a result of a reciprocal quota share arrangement with AHL's Bermudan operation, Aspen Insurance Limited (AIL).
The Bermudan, 41, hit 101 goals for City in 212 appearances between 1998-2003, and helped drag City back into the top flight from the third tier.
The popular Bermudan, 32, has found himself sidelined by City chief Kevin Keegan this season following the summer arrival of Nicolas Anelka.
It has become a cliche to write of vocals soaring and swooping, but the phrase was surely first coined at one of the Bermudan songbird's memorable gigs.
Fulham, for whom the Bermudan international scored three goals in five games, wanted to borrow him for another month but the request was rejected by Coventry.
He made five, fine first-half saves before eventually being beaten by Bermudan international Lightbourne on the hour.
Walsall swept into a 19th-minute lead when Bermudan international Kyle Lightbourne headed beyond keeper Ian Feuer.
The Bermudan economy has a long and important association with financial markets, and the development of e-commerce and telecommunications is key to the future of the island," said Alex Walker, vice president of international financial markets for TNS.
The 32-year-old Bermudan international has been linked with first division Wolves and Preston, but he insists he does not want to leave Maine Road.
But he was eventually beaten early in the second half when Keen netted after good work on the left by Stoke's Bermudan international Kyle Lightbourne.
Bermudan insurers, still enjoying a prolonged holiday from major catastrophe losses, are feeling rested and ready to shop for US and European insurers in 1998, analysts say.
Bermudan striker Kyle Lightbourne netted an injury time consolation goal for Walsall, but it proved too little too late.