(pronounced Buh-HAY-mee-enz) A person who has parents or ancestors born in The Bahamas who were at one time a citizen of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas after it became independent, not including those who remained British citizens after The Bahamas gained its independence in 1973. Bahamians are 85% black, although there are also 12% white and 3% Asian or Hispanic. Bahamians are usually very good looking and have soothing accents.
I am a Bahamian because my father was born in The Bahamas and was a citizen until he was 18 years of age.
by Taylor Robert Koehler May 09, 2005

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