Turks and Caicos

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

Definition of Turks and Caicos

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
Note: 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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