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noun as in cay

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Weak match

noun as in island

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Set aside as a natural wonder in 1936, Fuji-Hakone-Izu is home to steamy hot springs, rippling waterfalls, volcanic islets, and, of course, Japan’s highest peak, Mount Fuji.

Madsen’s boat, the article said, had washed ashore on a remote section of Mili Atoll, a thin ring of coral islets in the Marshall Islands.

We heard it again while snorkeling the colorful coral of Molokini islet with Redline Rafting Co.

We zoomed by islets not much bigger than suburban homes, clumsily navigating a 13-mile stretch of open water and stopping frequently to read and reread our map.

Near the southern town of Vila Franca do Campo, a submerged volcanic islet makes for great snorkeling.

Jobs learned in 2003 that he had an extremely rare form of this cancer, an islet-cell neuroendocrine tumor.

On a rocky islet in the centre of a fresh water pond two miles in circuit they commenced erecting a fort and store house.

Buache Island was visible as well as the small rocky islet between it and Cape Peron.

Off the entrance is a high rocky islet, the Nobby, within which the channel is shoal and dangerous to pass.

There is a reef that extends for nearly a mile and a half off the cape, having a rocky islet at its extremity.

Between the easternmost islet and the land, there is a strait of a league in width.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to islet, such as: isle, and ait.

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