Turks and Caicos Islands


Turks and Caicos Islands
n. group of islands in the southeastern Bahamas (territories of Britain)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Turks and Caicos Islands — [tʉrks΄ ən kā′kəs] British crown colony in the West Indies, consisting of two groups of small islands southeast of the Bahamas: c. 192 sq mi (497 sq km); pop. 12,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — /terrks; kuy kohs, kay / two groups of islands in the SE Bahamas: British crown colonies. 5675; ab. 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km). Cap.: Grand Turk. * * * Turks and Caicos Islands Introduction Turks and Caicos Islands Background: The islands were part …   Universalium

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Turks and Caicos Islands <p></p> Background: <p></p> The islands were part of the UK s Jamaican colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown… …   The World Factbook

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — Îles Turques et Caïques Îles Turques et Caïques Turks and Caicos Islands …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — Sp Tèrksas ir Káikosas Ap Turks and Caicos Islands Sp Tèrkso ir Káikoso Sãlos Ap Turks and Caicos Islands L D. Britanijos valda V Atlante, Bahamų ss. pietryčiuose …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — noun Country in the Caribbean. Official name: Turks and Caicos Islands …   Wiktionary

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — Turks and Cai|cos Is|lands, the a group of 30 islands in the British West Indies, southeast of the Bahamas. Population: 18,122 (2001). Capital: Grand Turk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — Turks′ and Cai′cos Is′lands [[t]tɜrks; ˈkaɪ koʊs, ˈkeɪ [/t]] n. pl. geg two groups of islands in the SE Bahamas: British crown colonies. 7436; ab. 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km) Cap.: Grand Turk …   From formal English to slang


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