- 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 bermuda
Rain was patting the Bermuda grass, and it was the only sound for several miles.The Death of a Rodeo Cowboy
May 11, 2014
Their controversial choice to wear denim and Bermuda shorts led to strictly enforced rules.The Seven Sisters’ All-American Preppy Style
April 7, 2014
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.
Miss Baker talked persistently about Bermuda; as if my exile had ever been a possibility!The Bacillus of Beauty
Our passage from Para was good until the brig reached the latitude of Bermuda.
This Tibbets was not the man who had been sent to Bermuda with me, but another of the same name.
The brig must have been about a day's run to the southward of Bermuda.
If Losch is in Bermuda at present we'll reach him by tele-stat right now!We're Friends, Now
- 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 bermuda
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).