Aux Cayes


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Aux Cayes:

see Les CayesLes Cayes
, Cayes,
or Aux Cayes
, town (1990 est. pop. 37,600), SW Haiti, on the Caribbean Sea. Haiti's chief southern port, it handles exports, mainly sugar and coffee. Hurricanes have devastated the city several times, most recently in 2016.
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Apparemment le bateau avait pris la route directe, sans accoster aux ports du golfe de la Gonave, chemin que choisira le voyageur pour retourner aux Cayes. Le choix de la date et du premier lieu a visiter dans le Nord ne sont pas du tout arbitraires.
But the late Allen Walker Read proved that OK did not derive from okeh, an affirmative reply in Choctaw; nor from the name of chief Old Keokuk; nor from a fellow named Orrin Kendall, who manufactured a tasty brand of army biscuit for Union soldiers in the Civil War; nor from the Haitian port Aux Cayes, which produced superior rum; nor from open key, a telegraph term; nor from the Greek olla kalla, 'all good.'