Nantucket

geographical name
Nan·​tuck·​et | \ nan-ˈtə-kət How to pronounce Nantucket (audio) \

Definition of Nantucket

island of Massachusetts south of Cape Cod on Nantucket Sound (an inlet of the Atlantic) ; used as a summer resort year-round population 7446

Other Words from Nantucket

Nantucketer \ nan-​ˈtə-​kə-​tər How to pronounce Nantucketer (audio) \ noun

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