from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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. Population: 46,600.
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- proper n. A British territory in the Caribbean
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of Jamaica; an international banking center
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