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Hatteras

[hat-er-uh s] /ˈhæt ər əs/
noun
1.
Cape, a promontory on an island off the E coast of North Carolina.
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  • He was implicitly trusted by all, even by Hatteras, who cherished a deep affection for him.

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

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  • Hatteras could think of nothing but the Doctor, and of the serious peril which threatened him.

    The Field of Ice Jules Verne
  • No, Hatteras, you have not sacrificed your personal antipathies.

    The Field of Ice Jules Verne
  • Hatteras, let us discuss the question calmly, and examine the case on all sides.

    The Field of Ice Jules Verne
  • Hatteras still said nothing, but buried his head in his hands.

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

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  • It proves no human beings have been here before, said Hatteras.

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  • But suddenly two shots resounded, and Hatteras felt the balls graze his head.

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  • But tell me, said Hatteras in a hurried manner; you were not bound for the Pole then yourself?

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British Dictionary definitions for Hatteras

Hatteras

/ˈhætərəs/
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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