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Bahama Islands   /bəhˈɑmə ˈaɪləndz/   Listen
Bahama Islands

noun
1.
Island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort.  Synonyms: Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas.






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"Bahama Islands" Quotes from Famous Books



... however, was, that several English men-of-war were sent to the West Indies, and were particularly instructed to cruise in the Bay of Mexico, and the Gulf of Florida, and among the Bahama islands, if possible, to attack us. We were not so ignorant of things as not to expect this, after so long a stay in that part of the world; but the first certain account we had of them was at Honduras, when a vessel coming ...
— The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton • Daniel Defoe

... returned and had lunch with Mr. Choate, following which he conducted them down to the pier and aboard his sea-going motor-yacht, L'Apache. This trim vessel had a crew of five men, and as she started away, headed for the Bahama Islands, a 25-foot motor-driven tender bobbed along in her wake. In this they were to do most of their fishing, ...
— Around the World in Ten Days • Chelsea Curtis Fraser

... New York so precipitately he took passage on a coast line steamer sailing for the Bahama Islands. Once there, he leased a small cay, one of a group off the main land, and lived alone and unattended, save for the weekly visits of an old fisherman and his son, who brought supplies of provisions from the town miles away. ...
— The Fifth String, The Conspirators • John Philip Sousa



Words linked to "Bahama Islands" :   Commonwealth of the Bahamas, West Indies, OAS, Bahamian, the Indies, land, capital of the Bahamas, Caribbean, Nassau, state, Organization of American States, country



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