Sandy Hook


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Sand·y Hook

 (săn′dē)
A low peninsula of eastern New Jersey at the entrance to Lower New York Bay. It separates Sandy Hook Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.
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Sand′y Hook′


n.
a peninsula in E New Jersey, at the entrance to lower New York Bay. 6 mi. (10 km) long.
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He is off Sandy Hook. The committees will go down to meet him, now, and escort him in.
An hour after, the Henrietta passed the lighthouse which marks the entrance of the Hudson, turned the point of Sandy Hook, and put to sea.
The flagship passed almost vertically over the Sandy Hook observation station, rising rapidly as it did so, and in a few minutes all New York was vibrating to the Staten Island guns.
When the Plutonic arrived off Sandy Hook she was boarded by Bannerman from a Government tug, and Emil Gluck was made a prisoner.
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The court revived a wrongful-death suit brought by families of victims murdered in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., against the manufacturer of the gun used by Adam Lanza in the shooting, Gershman notes.
Roku initially defended providing a mainstream forum to Jones, who has called the slaughter of kindergartners at Sandy Hook Elementary a hoax, as a free speech issue.
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Sandy Hook Promise and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General have partnered to roll out the Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System.