a narrow sand spit off S Long Island, New York: summer resort and lighthouse station. ¼–½ mi. (0.4–0.8 km) wide; 30 miles (48 km) long.
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How to use Fire Island in a sentence
You can surf-fish year-round at Fire Island, just a two-hour drive from New York City.15 National Park Fishing Spots to Add to Your Bucket List | kklein | September 30, 2021 | Outside Online
The first large home in Fire Island was constructed in Cherry Grove in 1795.Fire Island Pines: One Of America’s First LGBTQ Coastal Towns | LGBTQ-Editor | November 18, 2020 | No Straight News
Last year, when I interviewed Miss Piggy, the experience was on par to talking to a cross-dressing headliner on Fire Island.Kermit, Miss Piggy and Chick fil-A: Why Gays Love the Muppets | Ramin Setoodeh | July 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
One hot July morning in 1971, at Fire Island Pines, N.Y., I was introduced to Joel Schumacher.The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’ | Howard Rosenman | February 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, Jeffrey was not there and all the gays were in Fire Island for the weekend.
When the booms were full, they took them to Fire Island, emptied the logs out into the big pocket, and came back for more.
Daylight found them lying to, below long, swampy Fire Island, which lay well over toward the eastern shore.
The tired crew went ashore just above Fire Island, where the camp was established.
Suddenly the officer on the bridge discerned the dim Fire Island Light, bearing north by west, twenty miles distant.The Harris-Ingram Experiment | Charles E. Bolton
No; I had heard that the steamer had not yet been sighted off Fire Island, so considered the effort unnecessary.That Affair Next Door | Anna Katharine Green