Cayman Islands

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Type Island
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAY min ie lands  [key]

Meaning & History

Cayman islands are a British overseas territory.
Founded 1962
Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1505. Originally named Las Tortugas from the turtles found on the islands, then Lagartos meaning "alligators".

Cayman islands comes from the Carib Indian word Caymanas meaning "marine crocodile".
Added 3/4/2023 by idkwhoalt
Edited 5/7/2024 by Mike C