Definition of Bermuda
1. Noun. A group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast; British colony; a popular resort.
Group relationships: Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean
Generic synonyms: Island
Member holonyms: Bermudan, Bermudian
Definition of Bermuda
1. Proper noun. An island group in the the North Atlantic Ocean, 580 nautical miles (1074 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, held as an Overseas Territory by Britain ¹
2. Proper noun. A pale, slightly blue shade of green ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Bermuda
1. A british colony in the western north atlantic ocean about 640 miles east southeast of cape hatteras, north carolina. It comprises a group of about 300 islands of which only about 20 are inhabited. It is called also the bermuda islands or the bermudas. It was named for the spanish explorer juan bermudez who visited the islands in 1515. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Bermuda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"What has been already adduced of the evidence, satisfies us completely that the original destination of the bermuda was to a blockaded port; or, ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"Since that date the mounted bird has been in the bermuda Museum of Natural ... This specimen is here made the type of a new species, and a bermuda Puffinus ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"SJ BARNETT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY THE TRANSMISSION OF POTATO MOSAIC THROUGH THE TUBER MOSAIC of the potato is very prevalent in bermuda on the Bliss ..."
4. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"He was impressed with the cheapness of property and living in the bermuda of that period. He makes special mention of some cottages constructed of coral ..."
5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"The laying of the cable was commenced at bermuda on the 5th January 1898, and completed on the 18th of the same month. As a result of this work the ..."
6. Influence of Climate in North and South America: Showing the Varied Climatic by John Disturnell (1867)
"bermuda—Gulf Stream. " The climate of the bermuda Islands has a mean temperature between that of the West Indies and British North America, ..."
7. The Case of the United States, to be Laid Before the Tribunal of Arbitration by United States, John Chandler Bancroft Davis (1872)
"The instructions to Mr. Walker direct him to ^turn to bermuda, after the ... Their destination has lately been changed to bermuda, where several most ..."