a chain of small islands and reefs off the coast of S Florida. About 225 miles (362 km) long.
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How to use Florida Keys in a sentence
He recognized them without the aid of the peculiar accent as Conchs,—a kind of mixed race belonging to the Florida Keys.The Boy Chums in the Gulf of Mexico | Wilmer M. Ely
H-m-m—a drifting barge and the Florida Keys tide-water, where would she fetch up?Wide Courses | James Brendan Connolly
The type of this group, described below, is found on the Florida Keys.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide | Augusta Foote Arnold
They form reefs which extend for miles around the Florida Keys.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide | Augusta Foote Arnold
Two or three species are found on the Florida Keys, and about as many more in Texas.Manual of Taxidermy | Charles Johnson Maynard
Cultural definitions for Florida Keys
Islands off the southern coast of Florida. The best known are Key Largo and Key West.
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