Bermuda

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From the name of Juan de Bermudez, the Spanish explorer who discovered the islands in 1515. See Bermúdez.

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Bermuda

  1. An archipelago and overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the North Atlantic Ocean, 580 nautical miles (1074 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
    • 1613, Samuel Purchas, Pvrchas His Pilgrimes[1], volume I, London, OCLC 219967499, page 632:
      Sir Thomas Gates was appointed Lieutenant Generall ; Sir George Sommers Admirall of Virginia and were ſent to reſide there as Gouernours of the Colonie. But the Sea Venture, wherein the two Knights, and Captaine Newport, with a hundred and fiftie perſons ſayled, after long conflict with the two angrie Elements, was ſent to be impriſoned in Bermuda, where betweene two Rocks the Ship ſplit, the people eſcaping to Land.

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Bermuda (uncountable)

  1. A pale, slightly blue shade of green
    Bermuda:  

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Bermuda n (proper noun, genitive Bermudas or (optionally with an article) Bermuda)

  1. Bermuda (an archipelago and overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the North Atlantic Ocean)

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Latin[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Bermūda f sg (genitive Bermūdae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Bermuda (an archipelago and overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the North Atlantic Ocean)

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First-declension noun, with locative.

Case Singular
Nominative Bermūda
Genitive Bermūdae
Dative Bermūdae
Accusative Bermūdam
Ablative Bermūdā
Vocative Bermūda
Locative Bermūdae

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the name of Juan de Bermudez, the Spanish explorer who discovered the islands in 1515. See Bermúdez.

Proper noun[edit]

Bermuda n (genitive Bermudas)

  1. Bermuda (an archipelago and overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the North Atlantic Ocean)

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