- a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 miles (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 19 sq. mi. (49 sq. km). Capital: Hamilton.
Examples from the Web for bermudian
A rackety chorus of crickets and frogs forms the nightly soundtrack to Bermudian life.How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda
November 3, 2013
Peter told him something of his own history and how he had met Jim Coast on the Bermudian.The Vagrant Duke
He had taken his seat by the window to watch for the Bermudian.
"I must watch for the Bermudian and see if she salutes," he said, presently.
The Bermudian weeping over the departed exhausts praise when he says, "He was an onion!"
The Bermudian extolling the living hero bankrupts applause when he says, "He is an onion!"
- a native or inhabitant of Bermuda
- of or relating to Bermuda or its inhabitants
- a UK Overseas Territory consisting of a group of over 150 coral islands (the Bermudas) in the NW Atlantic: discovered in about 1503, colonized by the British by 1612, although not acquired by the British crown until 1684. Capital: Hamilton. Pop: 69 467 (2013 est). Area: 53 sq km (20 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for bermudian
Atlantic island, named for Spanish explorer Juan de Bermudez (d.1570), who discovered it c.1515. Bermuda shorts first attested 1946 (in "The Princeton Alumni Weekly"), from the type of garb worn by U.S. tourists there. Bermuda triangle in the supernatural sense was popular from 1972. As the adjective form, Bermudian (1777) holds seniority over Bermudan (1895).