Definitions

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  • n. a town on the westernmost of the Florida keys in the Gulf of Mexico

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Examples

  • Sitting in the evenings on the veranda of Kean's quarters at Key West Barracks, the [two] officers and Mrs. Kean, her dress

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • It kept her amused for the thirty hours of driving between Key West and Brentville, which kept her from thinking too much about her own life, or what might happen at the end of the trip.

    Something Unpredictable

  • Her curious glance inspected the room, Key West in flavor with its trophy-sized marlin mounted and hanging on a wall.

    The Second Time

  • After a stopover in Europe, Ernest, Pauline, and their Key West friend Charles Thompson set sail from Marseilles on November 15, 1933, aboard the General Metzinger, bound for Mombasa with some twenty-one pieces of luggage in tow.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • Florida Bay was full of them and, still farther south, the Key West area had its own share—tiny tufts of greenery punctuating the saltwater flats out beyond Boca Chica, beyond Sugarloaf Key, offshore from the Snipe Keys and Squirrel Key and Johnston Key, out between the Bob Allen Keys and the Calusa Keys, north of Crawl Key, north of Fiesta Key, all the way back to Key Largo.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The Flagier railway from Miami to Key West was called the eighth wonder of the world.

    BLOWN AWAY!

  • The little stea [r] mer ran from the mainland to Key West three times a week, carrying passengers, mail, food and some - times water.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • When I met Ms. Blume briefly at the Key West Literary Seminar, I nearly asked her, but then I chickened out.

    Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume

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