Turks and Caicos Islands

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Turks and Caicos Islands

 (tûrks)
Two island groups of the British West Indies in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the Bahama Islands. The islands were a dependency of Jamaica after 1874 and became a crown colony in 1962.
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Turks and Caicos Islands

pl n
(Placename) a UK Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, southeast of the Bahamas: consists of the eight Turks Islands, separated by the Turks Island Passage from the Caicos group, which has six main islands. Capital: Grand Turk. Pop: 47 754 (2013 est). Area: 430 sq km (166 sq miles)
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Turks′ and Cai′cos Is′lands

(tɜrks; ˈkaɪ koʊs, ˈkeɪ-)
n.pl.
two groups of islands in the SE Bahamas: British crown colonies. 7436; ab. 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km). Cap.: Grand Turk.
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The over 3-minute clip centers on Khloe and Kourtney's trip to Turks and Caicos.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A private retreat is up for auction in the Turks and Caicos Islands that's believed to be the only remaining property in Prince's real estate portfolio.
The 48-year-old joined the ligitation team at Caicos and Turks Islands Misick and Stanbrook in January 2017, and splits her time between the Caribbean and UK.
interCaribbean operates EMB 120, Twin Otter and shortly ERJ145 aircrafts connecting the Turks & Caicos Islands, Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, the Bahamas, St Thomas and St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, Dominica, St Lucia and St.
Hurricane Maria made its way to Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas Friday, lashing the islands with wind and rain as it passed near.
Despite being located so close to Florida, the Turks & Caicos, a tiny country of 40 small islands in the Atlantic just north of Haiti, is still "undiscovered" to many sport fishermen.
The School for Field Studies' (SFS) Center for Marine Resource Studies (CMRS) in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) has contributed to local policymaking for more than 20 years.
The United States and the Bahamas enjoy a long-standing history of counternarcotics cooperation, including under Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT).