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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The chief island of the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the Bahamas. It is the site of Cockburn Town, the capital of the island group.

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  • noun the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)

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  • The trip begins with a flight to Providenciales, Grand Turk, which is served by direct flights from Miami (under two hours) and New York City (under four hours).

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  • The present Sultan Selim, called the Grand Turk, having prepared himself (according to what was reported by some who came from his country) to make an enterprise against Syria and Egypt, was advised by one of his Pashas whom he had stationed at the borders of Persia, to go against the Sofi [Shah]: motivated by this counsel, he went on that enterprise with a very large army, and having arrived in that very large country where there are great deserts and rivers are rare, and finding those same difficulties that had already caused the ruin of many Roman armies, was so overwhelmed by them that (even though he had been superior in the war) he lost a great part of his forces by famine and pestilence.

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  • Bad memories of Ike are a big reason why we get so prepared now, White said from the Breezy Brea area along the eastern coast of Grand Turk.

    Powerful Hurricane Irene Strengthens, Aims For Bahamas, US

  • On the island of Grand Turk, where Hurricane Ike damaged roughly 95 percent of homes in September 2008, Peter White was taking no chances as the sparsely populated territory was slowly covered by iron-gray skies on Monday afternoon.

    Powerful Hurricane Irene Strengthens, Aims For Bahamas, US

  • The week-long journey, which is actually in late fall, departs from Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 5, with stops in Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and the Bahamas.

    Rahm rumors move aides to eye new digs

  • The week-long journey, which is actually in late fall, departs from Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 5, with stops in Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and the Bahamas.

    Rahm rumors move aides to eye new digs

  • As of late Tuesday afternoon, Earl was centered about 150 miles east of Grand Turk island - and 1,000 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. - as it headed northwest at 14 mph.

    Hurricane Earl could force U.S. evacuations before Labor Day

  • We were headed to the tiny island of Grand Turk and Bohio Resort for some scuba diving.

    Eileen Ogintz: Holidays for Thousands of Travelers Derailed by the Blizzard and the Airlines

  • The week-long journey, which is actually in late fall, departs from Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 5, with stops in Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and the Bahamas.

    Rahm rumors move aides to eye new digs

  • The week-long journey, which is actually in late fall, departs from Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 5, with stops in Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and the Bahamas.

    Rahm rumors move aides to eye new digs

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