What does the word cayenne mean?

Usage examples for cayenne

  1. " Do you want to rot in Cayenne? – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. So I was never sent to Cayenne or any other penal settlement. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  3. She's as pleasant as a mustard plaster, and as sweet as cayenne pepper. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner