Florida Keys


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Florida Keys

A chain of small coral and limestone islands and reefs extending about 240 km (150 mi) in a southwestward arc from south of Miami to Key West. The Keys are popular tourist resorts noted for their fishing and tropical vegetation.
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Flor′ida Keys′


n.pl.
a chain of small islands and reefs off the coast of S Florida. ab. 225 mi. (362 km) long.
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US-based hotel company Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) Autograph Collection Hotels portfolio has acquired properties in the Florida Keys, New Orleans, Michigan and The Netherlands, the company said.
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Have you visited the Florida Keys? Situated on the southern tip of the United States, the Keys is a vacation wonderland.

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