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). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for thanet

Historical Examples of thanet

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


    Henry Seton Merriman

  • The whole isle of Thanet was seized and permanently occupied.

  • He dates from the Conquest, and was made governor of Thanet.

  • The land where I am now is equal to that of the Isle of Thanet.

    Rural Rides

    William Cobbett

  • The forests of Thanet echoed with songs of linnets and white-throats.

British Dictionary definitions for thanet



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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