Bahamas

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geographical name Ba·ha·mas \ bə-ˈhä-məz , by outsiders also -ˈhā- \
variants: or the Bahamas or The Bahamas

Definition of Bahamas

islands in the Atlantic southeast of Florida; an independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1973; capital Nassau area 4404 square miles (11,450 square kilometers), population 367,000 — see turks and caicos

Bahamian

play \bə-ˈhā-mē-ən, -ˈhä-\ adjective or noun


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