noun, plural tombolos.
a sand bar connecting an island to the mainland or to another island.

1899; < Italian < Latin tumulus mound. See tumulus Unabridged
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tombolo (ˈtɒmbəˌləʊ)
n , pl -los
a narrow sand or shingle bar linking a small island with another island or the mainland
[C20: from Italian, from Latin tumulus mound; see tumulus]

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tombolo   (tŏm'bə-lō')  Pronunciation Key 
A sand or gravel bar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.
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