Thanet

[ than-it ]

noun
  1. Oc·tave [ok-tiv, -teyv], /ˈɒk tɪv, -teɪv/, pen name of Alice French.

  2. Isle of, an island in SE England, forming the NE tip of Kent county. 42 sq. mi. (109 sq. km).

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How to use Thanet in a sentence

  • Lucille thought but little of England, as she judged it from the tame bluffs of Thanet.

    Dross | Henry Seton Merriman
  • Again, the Isle of Thanet, in the north-eastern corner of Kent, has practically ceased to be an island.

  • The only one of the famous old mansions recently remaining was Shaftesbury or Thanet House.

    Bygone London | Frederick Ross
  • Sir Marmaduke had ever been overfond of wandering about the lonely woods of Thanet alone.

  • They liked to hide it and their great love in the calm and mystery of forest-covered Thanet.

British Dictionary definitions for Thanet

Thanet

/ (ˈθænɪt) /


noun
  1. 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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