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 (hăt′ər-əs), Cape
A promontory of North Carolina's Outer Banks east of Pamlico Sound. The area's frequent storms have caused many shipwrecks nearby.


(Placename) Cape Hatteras a promontory off the E coast of North Carolina, on Hatteras Island, which is situated between Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic: known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" for its danger to shipping


(ˈhæt ər əs)

Cape, a promontory on an island off the E coast of North Carolina.
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May 8th, we were still crossing Cape Hatteras, at the height of the North Caroline.
Sprawling over that seaman's silent and trusted adviser, with one elbow upon the coast of Africa and the other planted in the neighbourhood of Cape Hatteras (it was a general track-chart of the North Atlantic), my skipper lifted his rugged, hairy face, and glared at me in a half-exasperated, half-appealing way.
By the Lord Harry, woman, if Garnsey only lay somewhere between Cape Hatteras and the bite of Logann, but you’d see rum cheap
We had been at sea seven days, and were now off Cape Hatteras, when there came a tremendously heavy blow from the southwest.
But if home be the other kind, let it be wide and long--enter you at the Golden Gate, hang your hat on Hatteras, your cape on Cape Horn and go out by the Labrador.
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professional manager of vacation rental properties and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), is offering Hatteras Realty guests complimentary access to its rental guest benefits program, Hatteras PLUS.
The Cape Hatteras will replace the college's current training vessel, the R/V Dan Moore, which is nearly 50 years old and is well past its serviceable life for a ship of its kind.
When you think of the iconic light house, you're thinking of Hatteras Island, whether you know it or not.
HATTERAS BLUES: A STORY FROM THE EDGE OF AMERICA is part biography and part regional history: it uses the experiences of one long-time fisherman on North Carolina's outer banks to reveal the issues of a fading industry and the development of Hatteras Village in the heart of Hurricane Alley.
The story of two lighthouses, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina and Morris Island Lighthouse in South Carolina, illustrates some of the complexities involved.
NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RCS Capital Corporation("RCAP") (NYSE:RCAP) announced today that on June 30, 2014, it closed on its previously announced acquisition of substantially all the assets, and assumption of certain of the liabilities, related to the business and operations of a group of related companies (the "Hatteras Funds Group") that manage and distribute the Hatteras Funds ("Hatteras Funds").
Hatteras is managed and advised by Atlantic Capital Advisors LLC.