Sanibel Island


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San·i·bel Island

 (săn′ə-bəl)
An island of southwest Florida in the Gulf of Mexico southwest of Fort Myers. The island's beaches are popular with seashell collectors.
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San′ibel Is′land

(ˈsæn ə bəl, -ˌbɛl)
n.
an island in the Gulf of Mexico off the SW coast of Florida. 16 sq. mi. (41.5 sq. km).
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A boat captain came to the rescue of a seven-foot shark with a rusty hook stuck in its mouth last month off Sanibel Island in Florida.
On this memorable day in the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, Keeton, visiting from Texas, and some fellow anglers on Hobie kayaks enjoyed a protracted topwater bite that surprised even me, a diehard plugger.
The hotels are: Sheraton San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, CA; Hilton Irvine-Orange County Airport, and Marriott Irvine in Irvine, CA; DoubleTree Austin in Austin, TX; DoubleTree Suites Indianapolis-Carmel in Carmel, IN; Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater, FL; South Seas Island Resort in Captiva Island, FL; The Inns of Sanibel (four boutique hotels) and The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club in Sanibel Island, FL; DoubleTree Orlando-Universal in Orlando, FL; Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront in Cocoa Beach.
NORTHBOROUGH Gretchen (Yost) Thayer, 81, of Northborough, formerly of Sanibel Island, FL, died peacefully Monday, August 10, 2009 at Westborough Healthcare in Westborough following a long illness.
-- The Gift and Home Trade Association will hold its sixth annual conference on Sanibel Island, Fla., from Nov.
Doc Ford and Tomlinson, as well as other familiar characters from this series of crime novels, are dealing with the aftermath of one hurricane and the threat of others on Sanibel Island, Florida.
The former MP for West Ham and his wife Sally were staying with friends on Sanibel Island, off the west coast of Florida, when he collapsed.
He had been left "effectively brain dead" after suffering the massive stroke while holidaying on Sanibel Island on Thursday.
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