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Kit·ty Hawk

 (kĭt′ē hôk′)
A town of northeast North Carolina on the Outer Banks north of Nags Head. Nearby is Kill Devil Hill, the site of the Wright brothers' first two successful flights (December 17, 1903).
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Kitty Hawk

(ˈkɪtɪ hɔːk)
(Placename) a village in NE North Carolina, near Kill Devil Hill, where the Wright brothers made the world's first aeroplane flight (1903)
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Kit′ty Hawk`

a village in NE North Carolina: Wright brothers' airplane flight 1903.
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