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.
- Also Ber·mu·das.
- Ber·mu·dan, Ber·mu·di·an [ber-myoo-dee-uhn], /bərˈmyu di ən/, adjective, noun
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How to use Bermuda in a sentence
The tiny island of Bermuda found its first Olympic champion in Flora Duffy who won the country’s first-ever gold medal after competing in the women’s triathlon, where she swam, biked, and ran her way to victory.
So much for furthering the ambitions of Anderson and the other six artists in Pyramid Atlantic Art Center’s “Mazes and Maps,” which toys with everything from the Bermuda Triangle to the game Monopoly.In the galleries: Celebrating the art of the game with unexpected delights | Mark Jenkins | July 2, 2021 | Washington Post
A range of tax mechanisms also allow companies in Ireland to reallocate their profits to zero-tax territories like Bermuda and thus avoid paying corporate tax altogether.The G7 deal will force tax havens like Ireland to rethink their economy | Samanth Subramanian | June 7, 2021 | Quartz
If he had his way, he would get lost on its rolling hills and blend in with the Bermuda grass.Howard University, with a coach’s moxie and a superstar’s money, takes on golf | Candace Buckner | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
The larger lines that have moved their operations to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda for the summer cruising season will only allow vaccinated adults onboard, but their policies for children vary.Vaccines and summer travel: What families need to know | Andrea Sachs | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Rain was patting the Bermuda grass, and it was the only sound for several miles.
Their controversial choice to wear denim and Bermuda shorts led to strictly enforced rules.
And on making landfall in Bermuda he decided that this was the place to settle for a while and get writing songs.
Bermuda lies south-east of New York, so that became the destination.
Most remarkable of all, perhaps, is that Lennon arrived at Bermuda on a yacht, having sailed 700 miles from the United States.
Thomas Harvey, a distinguished officer in the British navy, died at Bermuda, aged 65.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The yachts at Malta are principally cutter or Bermuda rigged vessels, and range from 20-tonners downward.Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
During the night Butler decided to withdraw his army within his fortified lines at Bermuda Hundred.My Service in the U.S. Colored Cavalry | Frederick W. Browne
It gave Mark Twain a fresh interest in Bermuda, one which he did not allow to fade again.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
It was the middle of November, 1909, when Clemens decided to take another Bermuda vacation, and it was the 19th that we sailed.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for Bermuda
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)
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Cultural definitions for Bermuda
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