a seaport in and the capital of French Guiana.
(lowercase). Also called cayenne whist. a variety of whist played with two full packs of 52 cards each.
the capital of French Guiana, on an island at the mouth of the Cayenne River: French penal settlement from 1854 to 1938. Pop: 50 594 (1999)
“pungent dried pepper,” 1756, from Tupi (Brazil) kyynha “capsicum,” mistakenly associated with town of Cayenne in French Guyana. The town name is the French form of Guyana.
Les. Les Cayes. a seaport on the SW coast of Haiti. noun short for Les Cayes noun a port in SW Haiti, on the S Tiburon Peninsula. Pop: 45 904 (1995) Also called Cayes Former name Aux Cayes
a city in central Puerto Rico. Historical Examples
caiman. any of several tropical American crocodilians of the genus Caiman and allied genera: some are endangered. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun (pl) -mans any tropical American crocodilian of the genus Caiman and related genera, similar to alligators but with a more heavily armoured belly: family Alligatoridae (alligators, etc) noun (pl) -mans a variant spelling […]
three islands in the West Indies, NW of Jamaica: a British crown colony. 104 sq. mi. (269 sq. km). plural noun 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 […]