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Relating to or characteristic of the Bahamas or their people:‘a television programme that showcases Bahamian history’
- ‘Last year, the government employed about 120 new teachers throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas: of that number, 90 percent were Bahamian.’
- ‘Ferguson has widespread recognition for his paintings of local Bahamian subjects.’
- ‘This chapter finishes with a short discussion of two modern Bahamian enterprises: tourism and off-shore banking.’
- ‘My family is Bahamian, from the Bahamas.’
- ‘Bahamian rum, local and imported beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee are regularly consumed.’
- ‘And who wants to do any work when you're on the Bahamian beaches of Paradise Island?’
- ‘Bahamian law is based on English common law and statute law.’
A native or inhabitant of the Bahamas:‘water sports are popular with Bahamians and tourists’
- ‘The main objective is to enrich the lives of young Bahamians by exposing them to internationally acclaimed dancers, teachers and choreographers.’
- ‘The Bahamian was beaten into third place by US champion Kelli White, who won in a wind-assisted 10.84 secs.’
- ‘Now, this native Bahamian, raised and educated in the United States, has left Ramapo to take a dream job.’
- ‘Bahamians go big on New Year's Day, that's when Junkanoo Parades take place on many of the islands.’
- ‘His dad is a Russian Jew, his mom is a Bahamian.’
- ‘He is trying to tell ordinary Bahamians on the street what to think.’
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