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Definition of Tombolo:
(1) Coastal formation of beach material developed by refraction, diffraction and longshore drift to form a 'neck' connecting a coast to an offshore island or breakwater; or (2) A causeway-like accretion spit that connects an offshore rock or island to the main shore, or to another island.[1].
This is the common definition for Tombolo, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. CoPraNet glossary [1]