the Bermudas. Bermuda.
Informal. Bermuda shorts.
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).
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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.
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 How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013 Historical Examples In the Footprints of the Padres Charles Warren Stoddard Some Rambling […]
a city in and the capital of Switzerland, in the W part: capital of Bern canton. a canton in W Switzerland. 2658 sq. mi. (6885 sq. km). Capital: Bern. a republic in central Europe. 15,944 sq. mi. (41,294 sq. km). Capital: Bern. Contemporary Examples George Kennan by John Lewis Gaddis: A Review Jacob Heilbrunn December […]
Saint. Also called Bernadette of Lourdes, (Marie Bernarde Soubirous or Soubiroux) 1844–79, French nun. a female given name: derived from Bernard. Contemporary Examples The Big Weapons that the U.S. May Be Secretly Supplying to the Syrian Rebels Thomas Gibbons-Neff April 24, 2014 Bernadette Corporation: Mutating Art Collective Succeeds in the Avant Garde Blake Gopnik September […]
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Saint. Also called Bernadette of Lourdes, (Marie Bernarde Soubirous or Soubiroux) 1844–79, French nun. a female given name: derived from Bernard. noun Saint. original name Marie Bernarde Soubirous. 1844–79, French peasant girl born in Lourdes, whose visions of the Virgin Mary led to the establishment of Lourdes as a centre of pilgrimage, esp for the […]