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Descriptor English:   Bermuda 
Descriptor Spanish:   Bermudas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Bermudas 
Tree Number:   Z01.639.040.390
Definition English:   A British colony in the western North Atlantic Ocean about 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. It comprises a group of about 300 islands of which only about 20 are inhabited. It is called also the Bermuda Islands or the Bermudas. It was named for the Spanish explorer Juan Bermudez who visited the islands in 1515. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p140 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p61) 
Indexing Annotation English:   a British colony in the North Atlantic
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
Record Number:   1630 
Unique Identifier:   D001605 

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