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Long Island Sound

noun
1.
an arm of the Atlantic between Connecticut and Long Island. 90 miles (145 km) long.
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  • It says that Long Island Sound is two and a half miles distant.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • On the passage down Long Island Sound she met with an accident.

    Idolatry Julian Hawthorne
  • But if he comes across Long Island Sound—do you realize what that may mean to us?

    The Story of Nathan Hale Henry Fisk Carlton
  • One morning at a popular summer resort on the Long Island Sound coast thousands of bathers were enjoying the surf-bathing.

  • He is going to sea again, doubtless; but, as our guns command both the channels out, he has taken the way by Long Island Sound.

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II Joseph Holt Ingraham
  • The abandoned hotel faced the south, overlooking the greater breadth of Long Island Sound.

    The Bandbox Louis Joseph Vance
  • Not the tide, now, for the new dam was up and the lake cut off from Long Island Sound.

    The Thing from the Lake Eleanor M. Ingram

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