Bermuda



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.
Contemporary Examples

The Tiger Woods Spoofs No One Will See The Daily Beast February 19, 2010
The Seven Sisters’ All-American Preppy Style Erin Cunningham April 6, 2014
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013

Historical Examples

Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete Albert Bigelow Paine
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders Ernest Scott
We’re Friends, Now Henry Hasse
The Smiling Hill-Top Julia M. Sloane

noun
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)

Note: Bermuda is a popular resort.

Note: A group of colonists on their way to Virginia in 1609 were shipwrecked in Bermuda; William Shakespeare based his play The Tempest on this incident.

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