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Bermooda

/bamúwda/ [named after the Sp. explorer Bermudez /bermtiwdhes/ but Bermudians call themselves 'Mudians /myúwjanz/ (Ayres 1933 :3)] n. Bermuda: ca. 1707 Bermoodas Islands (quoted by Craton 1962:96). 1940 Bermooda (Dupuch 102). (Andros, Eleu.)

Tags: geography, island, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-01 14:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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