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Assateague Island

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A long narrow island along the coast of Maryland and Virginia separating Chincoteague Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. Home to feral ponies, the island is protected parkland.

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  • Coastal barrier islands such as Assateague Island near Ocean City, already washed over by the Atlantic during intense storms, are likely to be permanently broken through by pounding waves.

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  • Hurricane Earl stirred up heavy surf and buffeted the mid-Atlantic coast with strong gusts but posed no threat to the herd of wild ponies on Assateague Island.

    Assateague's ponies fine despite Earl

  • Camping stories: Last October, we continued our annual tradition of going camping on the beach at Assateague Island.

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  • This seller donates a portion of her proceeds to the Chincoteague Pony Association to help feed and care for the wild ponies of Assateague Island.

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  • ORWOLL: Well, the one we like is Chincoteague Island and Assateague Island off the coast of Virginia.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2009

  • This was a manmade reef near Assateague Island that obviously didn't hold together.

    CNN Transcript Nov 18, 2009

  • He actually believes in global warming and has been a strong protector of the environment generally, which might seem a no-brainer to one whose district includes national treasures like the Assateague Island seashore and the fragile bay, but which makes him a tree-hugger to most Republicans.

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  • These things, about 2-3 cm long, were very common on the beach at the Assateague Island National Seashore, the Maryland side of the Assateague Island, late Friday afternoon.

    Mole crab

  • These things, about 2-3 cm long, were very common on the beach at the Assateague Island National Seashore, the Maryland side of the Assateague Island, late Friday afternoon.

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  • In 1996, however, Spain moved to claim the remains of the frigates La Galga, which sank in 1750, and Juno, which sank in 1802, both off the Virginia coast of Assateague Island (see "Spain's Day in Court").

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