How to use Hatteras in a sentence
Where it passes Cape Hatteras it has already lost a large share of its momentum and much of its heat, and is greatly widened.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
At noon the gale abated, and we ran swiftly across the Vineyard Sound, shaping our course for Hatteras.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
It was over six hundred miles to Cape Hatteras, and she had room enough to manœuvre in any manner she pleased.Within The Enemy's Lines | Oliver Optic
Recognizing the importance of this harbor, the Confederates had early in the war fortified the point north of Hatteras Inlet.The Naval History of the United States | Willis J. Abbot.
The "Grape-shot," left to her fate, went ashore some fourteen miles above Hatteras.The Naval History of the United States | Willis J. Abbot.
British Dictionary definitions for Hatteras
Cape Hatteras a promontory off the E coast of North Carolina, on Hatteras Island, which is situated between Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic: known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" for its danger to shipping
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