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Hatteras

[hat-er-uh s]
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noun
  1. Cape, a promontory on an island off the E coast of North Carolina.
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Examples from the Web for hatteras

Historical Examples

  • Hatteras withdrew the poker, and instantly plunged it in the wall.

    The Field of Ice

    Jules Verne

  • No, Hatteras, you have not sacrificed your personal antipathies.

    The Field of Ice

    Jules Verne

  • Hatteras went outside, and paced up and down with rapid strides.

    The Field of Ice

    Jules Verne

  • He was implicitly trusted by all, even by Hatteras, who cherished a deep affection for him.

    The Field of Ice

    Jules Verne

  • Hatteras still said nothing, but buried his head in his hands.

    The Field of Ice

    Jules Verne


British Dictionary definitions for hatteras

Hatteras

noun
  1. Cape Hatteras a promontory off the E coast of North Carolina, on Hatteras Island, which is situated between Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic: known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" for its danger to shipping
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