Definition of tombolo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tombolo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtɒmbələʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɑːmbəloʊ//
 
(pl. tombolos)(specialist)
 
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a strip of sand or stones which joins an island to the mainland Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Italian, literally ‘sand dune’.