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barrier island meaning

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  • Noun: barrier island
    1. A long narrow sandy island (wider than a reef) running parallel to the shore

    Derived forms: barrier islands

    Type of: island

    Encyclopedia: Barrier island

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  1. the wind and rain had not yet begun along those barrier islands.
  2. off-shore bars are called " longshore bars " and " barrier islands " by some
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  4. jupiter island florida, an atlantic coast 2 ) barrier island, roughly 10 miles long, a quarter to a half mile wide
  5. The evacuations of North Carolina's barrier islands were canceled.

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