Turks and Caicos

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geographical name Turks and Cai·cos \ˈtərks-ənd-ˈkā-kəs, -ˌkōs\

Definition of Turks and Caicos

  1. two groups of islands (the Turks Islands and the Caicos Islands) in the British West Indies at the southeastern end of the Bahamas; area 166 square miles (432 square kilometers), population 31,458 The Turks and Caicos comprise a British overseas territory whose seat of government is on Grand Turk, an island 7 miles (11 kilometers) long.


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Turks and Caicos

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geographical name Turks and Cai·cos \ˈtərks-ənd-ˈkā-kəs, -ˌkōs\

Definition of Turks and Caicos for English Language Learners

  • : two groups of British islands in the West Indies

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