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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.


(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Bermuda
(Placename) of or relating to Bermuda or its inhabitants
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Noun1.Bermudian - 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
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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.
reinsurers at the expense of Bermudian and other international reinsurers serving the U.
The Bermudian forward will be allowed to leave by head coach David Wagner, with the Lancashire side having constantly been linked with Wells over the summer.
She traces the uneven shift in how New England and Bermudian puritans categorized sexual offenses, which were traditionally tied to religious rather than racial attitudes.
The argument then turns from the language of the law to its execution, showing how the disappearance of Bermudian women of color from the rolls of those charged with unlawful sex was a manifestation of their increasingly sharply defined "position as object and property in the eyes of English law" (233).
Named for an accidental shipwreck that occurred in waters nearby, it has gained a mythical association with the historic Bermudian practice of "wrecking"--that is, of "salvaging" anything of value from vessels either sunken or immobilized on the reefs surrounding our island.
Chapter 1 starts with the discovery of the uninhabited island in 1505 and the subsequent chapters are organized by chronological sequence starting with colonization, and moving from the beginnings of sustained maritime activity into a period of flourishing maritime economy with a focus on seafaring people and the migration and trade patterns that connected them, and finally closing with chapters dedicated to the Bermudian response to political change during the American Revolution and the consequent decline of the island's maritime activity.
Some economic data in 2014 suggest that the Bermudian economy could be stabilizing, although there is still uncertainty about medium-term growth prospects.
The acquisition of Antares, which operates in the Lloyd's market, will provide QIC with access to Lloyd's through Syndicate 1274 and Antares' own integrated managing agency, as well as bringing a Bermudian platform with a Class 3 reinsurance licence.
His exploration of eighteenth-century slave sailors, for example, offers a markedly different perspective on Bermudian slavery from that of Mary Prince, whose later experiences tend to dominate conceptions of slave society in the island.
It provides historical values for the Bermudian insurance industry for the report's 2008-2012 review period and forecast figures for the 2012-2017 forecast period
Now the traditional Bermudian villa owned by Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas can be yours - for $28,000 (PS18,000) a month.