Hatteras Island

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hatteras Island a barrier island running parallel to the North Carolina shore
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Usage

In literature:

And sea-power likewise enabled the North to take or retake other points of similar importance: for instance, Hatteras Island.
"Captains of the Civil War" by William Wood
Hatteras Inlet was captured, and Commodore Dupont, aided by General Thomas W. Sherman, captured Port Royal Entrance and Tybee Island.
"Comic History of the United States" by Bill Nye
Richard Hatteras, of Thursday Island, Torres Straits.
"A Bid for Fortune" by Guy Boothby
De Foe's hero was not more amazed when he saw the footprint on the sand of his island; but if he was afraid, Hatteras was simply angry.
"The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras" by Jules Verne
Captains Amadas and Barlow, in 1584, saw our coast at Cape Hatteras and the island of Roanoke, and went away without any permanent result.
"The Spanish Pioneers" by Charles F. Lummis
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In news:

Hatteras Island resident Denise Halminski and her brother Raymond Murray, from Missouri, look out at the Atlantic Ocean as motorists evacuate while the area awaits hurricane Earl in Waves, North Carolina September 2.
Midway down North Carolina's 200-mile long chain of barrier islands called the Outer Banks (OBX to locals), the rustic, off-the-grid-like Cape Hatteras has long been a draw for in-the-know surfers.
4X4 vehicles to gain Hatteras Island access today.
Chopper shows damage to Hatteras Island .
Video from Dare County's Medflight Helicopter Tuesday morning show's the powerful storm's impact along NC-12, Mirlo Beach and Hatteras Island .
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Thousands are stranded on Hatteras Island because the only way in and out is a 2-hour ferry ride.
Assistance provided to residents returning to Hatteras Island.
State officials have activated an emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe to assist residents trying to return to Hatteras Island.
With Hurricane Sandy closing in, Mike McKee of Durham scored an impressive sweep in the N.C. Beach Buggy Association's annual red drum tournament last weekend on Hatteras Island.
Ocean water rolls over state highway NC 12 in Buxton, N.C. On Hatteras Island at dawn on Sunday, Oct 28, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy works its way north, battering the US East Coast.
Outer Banks' Hatteras Island cut off from mainland.
Hurricane Sandy buckles N.C 12 on Hatteras Island.
The Christmas spirit is emerging on Hatteras Island for the weekend.
Outer Banks' Hatteras Island cut off from mainland .
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