group of islands in the W
(940 km) southeast
of N.C.: a self-governing colony
under British control since 1684: c.
21 sq mi (54 sq km); pop. 58,000; cap
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Word origin of 'Bermuda'after Juan de Bermúdez, Sp explorer who discovered it (c. 1515)