medano
 n.— «For instance, the term for a kind of dune called a “medano” that forms only on North Carolina’s Outer Banks…and a strange jag of land found under the water off the coast of Monterey, Calif., that’s called a “submerged coast.”» —“Writing to remember” by Amanda Fortin Vanguard (Portland, Oregon) Apr. 27, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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