Key West: Meaning and Definition of

Key' West'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an island off S Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. 4 mi. (6.4 km) long; 2 mi. (3.2 km) wide.
  2. a seaport on this island: the southernmost city in the U.S.; naval base. 24,292.
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