Bahamas

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See also: Baħamas and Bahama's

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Disputed; probably from Spanish baja mar (shallow sea) or Taíno ba ha ma (big upper middle land), via Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) enPR: bə-hä'-məz, IPA(key): /bəˈhɑː.məz/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas

  1. An archipelago and country in the Caribbean. Official names: The Bahamas and Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (country): Normally used in the singular since it is the name of a country.

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Breton[edit]

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Bahamas

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Bahamas.

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas

  1. Bahamas (a country in North America)

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

French[edit]

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Bahamas f pl (plural only)

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas f pl

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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German[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

die Bahamas pl (proper noun, plural only, usually definite)

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Interlingua[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas f pl (plural only)

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /baˈʁɐ̃.mɐs/ [baˈhɐ̃.mɐs], /baˈɐ̃.mɐs/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /baˈʁɐ̃.mɐʃ/ [baˈχɐ̃.mɐʃ], /baˈɐ̃.mɐʃ/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /baˈʁɐ.mas/ [baˈhɐ.mas], /baˈɐ.mas/

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas f pl

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

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Bahamas f pl

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Proper noun[edit]

Bahamas n (genitive Bahamas)

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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Welsh[edit]

Welsh Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cy

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y Bahamas f

  1. Bahamas (an archipelago and country in the Caribbean)

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