bahama islands :
- n island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort
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- Ring's Reflections: Cotton still thrives in Arizona
According to cotton historian Stephen Yafa, “cotton was domesticated simultaneously in India and Peru some 5,500 years ago.” Cotton, and cloth made from it, gradually moved west to Europe and north to Mexico and beyond, so when Christopher Columbus arrived in the Bahama Islands in 1492, he found it growing there.
April 17, 2014 - Arizona Daily Star