HyperDic: atoll

English > 1 sense of the word atoll:
NOUNobjectatollan island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon
atoll > pronunciation
Soundsae'taa.l; ae'tao.l; ahtow'l
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English > atoll: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningAn island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon.
InstancesBikiniAn atoll in the Marshall Islands
EniwetokAn atoll in the Marshall Islands
KwajaleinAn atoll in the western Marshall ... / Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II
Midway IslandsAn atoll in the Hawaiian Islands some 1300 miles to the northwest of Honolulu
Broadercoral reefA reef consisting of coral consolidated into limestone
Spanishatolón
Catalanatol·ló, atol

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