Ocracoke Island

[ oh-kruh-kohk ]
/ ˈoʊ krəˌkoʊk /

a barrier island off the E coast of North Carolina, one of the Outer Banks islands: the pirate Blackbeard (Edward Teach) was killed here in 1718. 9.6 sq. mi. (24.9 sq. km).

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