Aux Cayes


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Aux Cayes

(əʊ ˈkeɪ; French o kɑj)
n
(Placename) the former name of Les Cayes
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Lamarre etait le martyr de la cause republicaine pour Herard, qui se retira dans sa ville natale, aux Cayes.
Apparemment le bateau avait pris la route directe, sans accoster aux ports du golfe de la Gonave, chemin que choisira le voyageur pour retourner aux Cayes.
But the late Allen Walker Read proved that OK did not derive from okeh, an affirmative reply in Choctaw; nor from the name of chief Old Keokuk; nor from a fellow named Orrin Kendall, who manufactured a tasty brand of army biscuit for Union soldiers in the Civil War; nor from the Haitian port Aux Cayes, which produced superior rum; nor from open key, a telegraph term; nor from the Greek olla kalla, 'all good.