tombolo

noun tom·bo·lo \ ˈtōm-bə-ˌlō , ˈtäm- \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of tombolo

plural tombolos
: a sand or gravel bar connecting an island with the mainland or another island

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Origin and Etymology of tombolo

Italian, from Latin tumulus mound, tumulus


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