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Ocracoke Island

Definitions

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

  • A long barrier island off the eastern coast of North Carolina between Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. The pirate Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, was killed here in 1718. It is now a popular resort area.

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Examples

  • Along with the 30,000 residents and visitors asked to leave Hatteras Island, 5,000 more tourists were ordered to leave Ocracoke Island, which is only accessible by ferry and airplane.

    Hurricane Earl 2010: Parts Of New York, Massachusetts Put On Notice

  • It won't be easy to get thousands of people off Ocracoke Island, which is accessible only by boat.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Susan Paul owns The Community Store on remote Ocracoke Island, which is accessible only by boat.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Along with the 30,000 residents and visitors asked to leave Hatteras Island, 5,000 more vacationers were ordered to leave Ocracoke Island, which is only accessible by ferry and airplane.

    www2.timesdispatch.com - News

  • The explosion shook homes and businesses and was heard across a village on the southern end of Ocracoke Island, which is the only inhabited part of the 15-mile spit of land.

    AOL News

  • The explosion shook homes and businesses and was heard across a village on the southern end of Ocracoke Island, which is the only inhabited part of the 15-mile spit of land, accessible only by boat.

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  • North Carolina's Dare County ordered tourists on Wednesday to evacuate Ocracoke Island, a barrier island on the state's Outer Banks reachable only by ferry.

    U.S. East Coast Braces as Irene Strengthens

  • About 5,000 tourists were ordered to leave Ocracoke Island to the south, and officials in Carteret County were evacuating low-lying areas, but didn't know how many people would be affected.

    Hurricane Earl Evacuations: Ocracoke Island In Hurricane Earl Path

  • County officials ordered visitors off both Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island early Wednesday.

    Hurricane Gains Force

  • Witnesses heard "a small bang and then an enormous explosion," Mr. Classen said, adding that the blast "was heard and felt all over Ocracoke Island."

    Cause of Truck Explosion Is Still Unknown

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