Bahamas, The

Bahamas, The (Baha`mas, The) , a group of over 500 low, flat coral islands in the W. Indies, and thousands of rocks, belonging to Britain, of which 20 are inhabited, and on one of which Columbus landed when he discovered America; yield tropical fruits, sponges, turtle, &c.; Nassau the capital.

Population (circa 1900) given as 47,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Bagge`sen, Jens Emmanuel
Baghelkand
Baghe`ria
Bagir`mi
Baglio`ni
Bagli`vi, Giorgio
Bagnères
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Bagra`tion, Prince
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Baha`mas, The
Bahar
Bahawalpur
Bahi`a
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Bähr, Felix
Bahrein` Islands
Bahr-el-Ghazal
Baiæ
Baïf
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