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sandy


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sandy  \Sand"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Sandier};  superl.  {Sandiest}.]  [AS. 
  sandig.] 
  1.  Consisting  of  abounding  with  or  resembling,  sand;  full 
  of  sand;  covered  or  sprinkled  with  sand;  as  a  sandy 
  desert,  road,  or  soil. 
 
  2.  Of  the  color  of  sand;  of  a  light  yellowish  red  color;  as 
  sandy  hair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sandy 
  adj  1:  composed  of  or  covered  with  relatively  large  particles; 
  "granular  sugar";  "gritty  sand"  [syn:  {farinaceous},  {coarse-grained}, 
  {grainy},  {granular},  {granulose},  {gritty},  {mealy}] 
  2:  (used  of  soil)  loose  and  large-grained  in  consistency; 
  "light  sandy  soil"  [syn:  {friable},  {light}] 
  3:  of  hair  color;  pale  yellowish  to  yellowish  brown;  "flaxen 
  locks"  [syn:  {flaxen}] 
  4:  resembling  or  containing  sand;  or  growing  in  sandy  areas; 
  "arenaceous  limestone";  "arenaceous  grasses"  [syn:  {arenaceous}, 
  {sandlike}]  [ant:  {argillaceous}] 
  5:  abounding  in  sand;  "Florida's  sandy  beaches" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Sandy,  OR  (city,  FIPS  65250) 
  Location:  45.39965  N,  122.26666  W 
  Population  (1990):  4152  (1536  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  97055 
  Sandy,  PA  (CDP,  FIPS  67784) 
  Location:  41.10722  N,  78.77380  W 
  Population  (1990):  1795  (733  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Sandy,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  78665 
  Sandy,  UT  (city,  FIPS  67550) 
  Location:  40.56968  N,  111.85434  W 
  Population  (1990):  75058  (20110  housing  units) 
  Area:  51.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  84070,  84093,  84094 




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