-hȧ- (pronunciation in Bahamas);
: of or from the Bahamas
a Bahama cay
: of the kind or style prevalent in the Bahamas

Word History


from Bahama islands

First Known Use

1721, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bahama was in 1721

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“Bahama.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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