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Outer Banks

Syllabification: Out·er Banks

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Definition of Outer Banks in English:

A chain of barrier islands extending southward for 175 miles (282 km) along the coast of North Carolina, consisting largely of sand dunes and serving as a buffer against the Atlantic Ocean.

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