It was here that Columbus first landed in the New World (Oct. 12, 1492). The islands were a British colony from the 18th century until they gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1973
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- I doubt that most middle class Bahamians could afford to shop and eat fresh beef and fresh chicken and fresh vegetables every day.
- The first was to legislate loyalty to the Bahamas for white Bahamians.
- In truth, Bahamians are a lot worse off than the statistics show.
Pronunciation: /bəˈhāmēən, -ˈhäm-/adjective & noun
Definition of Bahamas in:
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