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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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Learn more about Little Harvest Caye: www.lhcbelize.com
For a small island, Ambergris Caye has quite a collection of restaurants that serve unforgettable fare.
"The appointment of Arthur Caye will further strengthen the next generation of partners," Lombard Odier said at the time of his appointment.
H proceso de desterritorializacion que marca el inicio hacia una identidad cultural relacional es llevado a cabo por Caye. Esto ocurre en el momento en que Caye comienza a observar privilegiando otras distinciones observacionales mas alla de las que separan e identifican a las prostitutas nacionales de las extranjeras.
Government restrictions on Ambergris Caye, which is 25 miles long and about 4.5 miles wide, keep waterfront buildings no taller than three or four stories, the International Herald Tribune reported.
It dumped rain as far south as Belize City and kicked up surf on the popular tourist island of Ambergris Caye.
We booked a week-long, off-season, all-inclusive package at Tobacco Caye Lodge, located on the center strip of the island and one of six "resorts." All offer similar packages and are Belizean-run family affairs, differing only slightly in accordance with the owner's vision.
Lonesome in the street one night, Caye picks up computer technician Manuel (Luis Callejo), who tells her over a drink that the key to professional success is the passion one puts into one's work.
In November, I fished from El Pescador, on Ambergris Caye. The lodge has an impressive fishing operation, run by a stable of longtime guides.
Oceanic Society groups in Belize, under the guidance of top specialists in the field, alternate between conducting scientific research on dolphins--including observing their behavior and recording their vocalizations--and taking naturalist-guided excursions, snorkeling in the pristine waters around Sergeants Caye, or birdwatching in the mangrove lagoons.