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Key West

noun
1.
an island off S Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. 4 miles (6.4 km) long; 2 miles (3.2 km) wide.
2.
a seaport on this island: the southernmost city in the U.S.; naval base.
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  • She was sent to Key West on a cruiser that was then leaving the squadron to recoal.

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  • In my opinion, he came down to Key West solely to get part of the money.

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

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  • "I think we can see all we want to of Key West from the deck," interposed my father.

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