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  • noun Plural form of atoll.

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Examples

  • In 1943, during World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

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  • In 1943, during World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

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  • In 1943, during World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

    Fore, right!

  • In 1943, during World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

    TheSunNews.com: Local

  • Life, the photojournalism magazine created by Henry R. Luce (loos), was first published. during World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin (MAH'-kihn) atolls from the Japanese. most U.S. wartime rationing of foods, including meat and butter, was set to expire by day's end.

    ABC7 News

  • US forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

    The New Editor

  • Waterworld imagines have banded together to form floating villages called "atolls" - dreary fortifications designed to keep out the marauding riffraff who terrorize the post-apocalyptic seascape.

    Slate Magazine

  • The third class are called atolls; each is irregularly ring-shaped and almost entirely encloses a sheet of water, called a lagoon.

    Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

  • It was found to be one of those peculiar circular reefs surrounding a lagoon, called atolls, which exist in some quantity in the Pacific.

    The Life of Captain James Cook

  • In 1943, during World War II, _________ forces seized control of the Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

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