Florida Keys


plural noun
  1. 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.

  • 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

Florida Keys

Islands off the southern coast of Florida. The best known are Key Largo and Key West.

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