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cay

a small low island or bank composed of sand and coral fragments, esp in the Caribbean area

cay

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(geology)
A flat coral island.
A flat mound of sand built up on a reef slightly above high tide.
A small, low coastal islet or emergent reef composed largely of sand or coral.
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This, together with its mongoose-free status, prompted biologists to introduce about a dozen lizards, mostly from Protestant Cay.
The Hotel on the Cay habitat restoration project aims to restore and connect habitat patches within the cay and to modify the hotel's landscaping maintenance practices to protect and manage this endangered species.
If so, the inland city may have exerted considerable political influence over the cay community, Pendergast says.
Cem Kinay on this landmark development, Mandarin Oriental Dellis Cay in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The world-renowned architects who have been commissioned for Dellis Cay are: Zaha Hadid (London); David Chipperfield (London); Kengo Kuma (Tokyo); Shigeru Ban (Paris/Tokyo); Piero Lissoni (Milan); Carl Ettensperger (Singapore) and Chad Oppenheim (USA).
Kinay, he spoke "I was a medical doctor so I know about the heart and how it beats, and when I first walked onto Dellis Cay my heart skipped a beat.
The international guests were flown in via private plane from various countries around the world, and included Dellis Cay buyers, art collectors, Dellis Cay supporters, other essential TCI developers and the local community.
This first phase includes the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Dellis Cay, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Lissoni Beach House Residences, Lissoni Beach Villas and Lissoni Ocean Villas, all of which have sold.
Our friends in Bannermantown near Princess Cays have been through a horrific ordeal, and we want to do something to help them," said Peter Ratcliffe, president of Princess Cruises.
Princess Cays did sustain some damage during Hurricane Floyd, including beach erosion and damage to the area's vegetation.
Princess Cays is located on the southern tip of the island of Eleuthera in the outer Bahamas.