Fire Island


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Fire Island

 (fīr)
A narrow barrier island off the southern shore of Long Island in southeast New York. It has many resort communities, a state park, and a nationally protected seashore area.
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Fire′ Is′land


n.
a narrow barrier beach off S Long Island, New York: summer resort. 30 mi. (48 km) long.
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During the day she skirted Long Island, passed Fire Island, and directed her course rapidly eastward.
"We're not drawin' twenty-five fut off Fire Island in a fog.
Douglas Elliman Real Estatehas opened a new office in the Village of Ocean Beach on Fire Island.
Caption: MARK GRAHAM HANSON, center, of Tallahassee, finished first in his age group (and 39th out of the 86 swimmers who finished the race) in the United States Masters National Open Water 5-km (three miles) Swim Championship in the ocean off New York's Fire Island in July.
The county encompasses the eastern two-thirds of Long Island including the Hamptons and Fire Island. The county's population of approximately 1.5 million is one the largest of any county in the state outside of New York City.
Two children suffered from large fish bites in two separate apparent shark attacks off Fire Island beaches Wednesday afternoon.
Here's what it was like for me, watching at a house on Fire Island, far away from the happy crowds spilling into 7th St NW in DC, and probably miles from anyone who particularly cared about the game or the team.
The adaptation of the PITP program "Fire Island to Ellis Island" in a college course called "Honoring the Parks" demonstrates the way that colleges and universities can use NCHC resources to inspire new educational opportunities on their campuses.
IN THE FIRST EPISODE OF Fire Island, Logo TV's latest burlesque of the evacuated gay male experience, Brandon and Cheyenne buddy up at the Sip-n-Twirl.
Jean Custis spends every summer with her family at their house in Sunken Haven, an exclusive private community on Fire Island. It is a world of parties and privilege, and Jean is especially excited about this summer.