Cayman Islands

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Cay·man Islands

A British-administered island group in the Caribbean Sea northwest of Jamaica, including Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac. The islands were discovered by Columbus in 1503. Georgetown, on Grand Cayman, is the capital.

Cay·man′i·an (kā-măn′ē-ən) adj. & n.

Cayman Islands

pl n
(Placename) three coral islands in the Caribbean Sea northwest of Jamaica: a dependency of Jamaica until 1962, now a UK Overseas Territory. Capital: George Town. Pop: 53 737 (2013 est). Area: about 260 sq km (100 sq miles)

Cay′man Is′lands

(ˈkeɪˌmæn, -mən)
three islands in the West Indies, NW of Jamaica: a British crown colony. 23,700; 104 sq. mi. (269 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cayman Islands - a British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of JamaicaCayman Islands - a British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of Jamaica; an international banking center
George Town - the capital of the Cayman Islands
the Indies, West Indies - the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
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