How is this narrow strip of land, attaching an island to the mainland, called?

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tombolo
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Tombolos are formed by wave re­frac­tion. As the waves near an island, they are slowed by the shallow water sur­round­ing it. These waves then refract or "bend" around the island to the opposite side as they ap­proach, sweeping sediment together from both sides.

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flagFinland
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85%
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flagCroatia
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flagItaly
12%
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagIndia
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flagAustralia
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flagFrance
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flagthe United States
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flagthe Philippines
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flagPakistan
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flagPoland
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flagNorway
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flagGermany
27%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagCanada
15%
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flagSpain
36%
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