from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region and former duchy of central Germany north and east of the Main and Rhine rivers. The region became a duchy in 1806 and was absorbed by Prussia in 1866.
  • The capital and largest city of the Bahamas, on the northeast coast of New Providence Island in the Atlantic Ocean east of Miami, Florida. Settled in the 17th century, it was a haven for pirates in the 18th century. Population: 210,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of the Bahamas.

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  • n. the capital of the Bahamas


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