tombolo


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tom·bo·lo

 (tŏm′bə-lō′)
n. pl. tom·bo·los
A sandbar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.

[Italian, from Latin tumulus, mound; see tumulus.]

tombolo

(ˈtɒmbəˌləʊ)
n, pl -los
(Physical Geography) a narrow sand or shingle bar linking a small island with another island or the mainland
[C20: from Italian, from Latin tumulus mound; see tumulus]

tom·bo·lo

(tŏm′bə-lō′)
A sandbar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.
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With Cornerstone, Brentano adds two new textures (Archipelago and Peninsula), three new stripes (Latitude, Longitude and Tombolo) and two mid-sized patterns (Isla and Keys) to their line.
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Beyond the obvious: the glens, copses and dells, are the thundereggs, sastruga and tombolo. Verglas is the thin varnish of ice formed when water flows over rocks cold enough to freeze it.
La presente biografia, que supone un notable enriquecimiento respecto a esa anterior, esta estructurada en siete capitulos, el primero dedicado a los estudios y formacion del joven sacerdote y los seis siguientes a las seis etapas que forman la <<carrera eclesiastica>> de Giuseppe Sarto: vicario parroquial en Tombolo, parroco en Salzano, director espiritual del seminario y canciller de la curia episcopal en Treviso, obispo de Mantua, patriarca de Venecia y, finalmente, Papa.
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