from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See atoll.


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  • Being in the middle of an atollon, you see all around you this great stone bank, which surrounds and protects the island from the waves; but it is a formidable attempt, even for the boldest, to approach the bank and watch the waves roll in, and break with fury upon the shore. "

    The Human Side of Animals Royal Dixon 1923


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