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noun as in arc

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I remembered that this was the same body of water into which Henry Hudson had sailed the Half Moon in 1609.

Her masterpiece half-moon-shaped desk is still cherished today.

A cross–some conglomerate of a cross, a star of David, and you know, a Muslim half moon [sic] and star?

Then, as he looked about him, stiff with cold, he noticed that a half-moon had sailed up above the peaks.

It was nearly midnight when the boys came over the hill, and the half-moon was just sinking out of sight.

Across the half-moon of beach towered another cliff, and, behind this, I saw a column of smoke rising in the still air.

A half-moon battery of three guns once defended the Tower and commanded the outer ward, but it has now been removed.

The half-moon was bright in an unclouded sky, and it showed me tears on Margaret's cheeks, as I bent to clasp and kiss her hand.


On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to half-moon, such as: arch, bend, bow, crescent, curvature, and round.

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