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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
  • It might be Long Island Sound, where this yacht has been at some time, probably.

    The Rival Campers Afloat Ruel Perley Smith
  • At quarter to five she was in the air and headed for Long Island Sound.

  • It grows in globose tufts, and is common in Long Island Sound.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold
  • On the passage down Long Island Sound she met with an accident.

    Idolatry Julian Hawthorne
  • 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
  • One morning at a popular summer resort on the Long Island Sound coast thousands of bathers were enjoying the surf-bathing.

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