Entry from US English dictionary
A semipermanent area of high pressure located over Bermuda in summer and fall that steers many storm systems westward across the Atlantic. Compare with Azores High.
- The jet stream also aided the Bermuda High in steering major storm systems well to the north of Virginia.
- The Bermuda High can stretch more than 2,000 miles across and rise thousands of feet into the atmosphere.
- The Bermuda High is an area of high pressure that forms over the Atlantic Ocean during the hurricane season.
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Syllabification: Ber·mu·da High
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