- Oc·tave [ok-tiv, -teyv] /ˈɒk tɪv, -teɪv/, pen name of Alice French.
- Isle of, an island in SE England, forming the NE tip of Kent county. 42 sq. mi. (109 sq. km).
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Lucille thought but little of England, as she judged it from the tame bluffs of Thanet.Dross
Henry Seton Merriman
The whole isle of Thanet was seized and permanently occupied.The Eighteen Christian Centuries
He dates from the Conquest, and was made governor of Thanet.The Book Lovers' Anthology
The land where I am now is equal to that of the Isle of Thanet.Rural Rides
The forests of Thanet echoed with songs of linnets and white-throats.The Nest of the Sparrowhawk
- Isle of Thanet an island in SE England, in NE Kent, separated from the mainland by two branches of the River Stour: scene of many Norse invasions. Area: 109 sq km (42 sq miles)
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