Mount Desert Island love

Mount Desert Island

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island in the Atlantic Ocean off the southern coast of Maine. Named by 17th-century French explorers for its Monts Deserts, or "wilderness peaks,” it is a summer resort.

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Examples

  • The White House says the Obamas will travel next Friday to Mount Desert Island, which is home to Acadia National Park.

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  • He bought a 2.2-acre property on Mount Desert Island in 1998 and started construction on a 5,300-square-foot house and 1,500-square-foot guest house.

    One Home, Three Locations

  • Since he feels best at a temperature of around 70 degrees, he owns three homes: a co-op in New York, where he spends spring and fall; a home on Mount Desert Island, in Maine, for summers; and a residence in Key West, Fla., for winter.

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  • Since he feels best at a temperature of around 70 degrees, he owns three homes for different seasons: a co-op in New York, where he spends spring and fall; a home on Mount Desert Island, in Maine, for summer; and a residence in Key West, Fla. for winter.

    One Home, Three Locations

  • Mr. Sims tells of a visit to the home that White bought for his own family, on Maine's Mount Desert Island.

    Some Pig, Some Book

  • This weekend they're all heading to Mount Desert Island, Maine to check out Acadia National Park.

    Obama Family Vacations: First Family Off To Maine, Martha's Vineyard?

  • Friday morning, the first family heads to Maine to begin 2 1/2 days on Mount Desert Island, Maine, to check out Acadia National Park.

    Gulf oil test, bill passage give Obama a day to savor

  • There was no need to retire to other islands - Long Island, Fire Island, Mount Desert Island - when the isle of Mannahatta stretched its forests and streams for ten miles north.

    Megan Doherty: How Did New Yorkers Deal With Heat Waves in Centuries Past? (SLIDESHOW)

  • As Felicia wrote on Sunday, "Since their arrival Friday afternoon, the Obamas have been biking, hiking and boating their way around Mount Desert Island, the third-largest island on the Eastern Seaboard and home to the 47,000-acre Acadia National Park."

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  • Since their arrival Friday afternoon, the Obamas have been biking, hiking and boating their way around Mount Desert Island, the third-largest island on the Eastern Seaboard and home to the 47,000-acre Acadia National Park.

    An active first family is on the move in Maine

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