tombolo definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. tombolos
a bar of sand or other sediment connecting an island to the mainland or another island
Origin: Italian ; from Classical Latin tumulus, a mound: see tumulus
tombolo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. tom·bo·los
A sandbar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.
Origin: Italian, from Latin tumulus, mound; see tumulus.
tombolo - Science Definition
A sand or gravel bar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.