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BAHAMAS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bahamas mean? 

BAHAMAS (noun)
  The noun BAHAMAS has 1 sense:

1. island country in the Atlantic east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort

  Familiarity information: BAHAMAS used as a noun is very rare.


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BAHAMAS (noun)


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Meaning:

Island country in the Atlantic east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Bahama Islands; Bahamas; Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Instance hypernyms:

country; land; state (the territory occupied by a nation)

Meronyms (parts of "Bahamas"):

capital of the Bahamas; Nassau (the capital of the Bahamas)

Meronyms (members of "Bahamas"):

Bahamian (a native or inhabitant of the Bahamas)

Holonyms ("Bahamas" is a part of...):

Caribbean (region including the Caribbean islands)

the Indies; West Indies (the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area)

Holonyms ("Bahamas" is a member of...):

OAS; Organization of American States (an association of countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation)


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