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Key West

an island off S Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. 4 miles (6.4 km) long; 2 miles (3.2 km) wide.
a seaport on this island: the southernmost city in the U.S.; naval base. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He knew, too, that she would not dare go near the harbor of Key West until daylight.

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  • All the passengers had come on deck when it was announced that we were close in to Key West.

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  • The lower part of Key West was converted into a raging sea, and every thing in that quarter of the place disappeared.

  • If he stopped at Key West at all, he must have seen us before he started.

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  • This latter type of pattern is best developed in the population of Key West, Florida.

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