Cayman Islands

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Type Island
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