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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Comprises most islands in Bahamas chain; originally inhabited by Lucayans (Arawaks), driven from South America by the Caribs; Columbus landed in 1492; visited by slave raiders and pirates; English colonized in 17th century, and brought Africans here as slaves; official language is English.

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