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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown;
- Example: "flaxen locks"
[syn: flaxen, sandy]

2. resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas;
- Example: "arenaceous limestone"
- Example: "arenaceous grasses"
[syn: arenaceous, sandy, sandlike]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. Of the color of sand; of a light yellowish red color; as, sandy hair. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sandy adj 1: of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown; "flaxen locks" [syn: flaxen, sandy] 2: resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas; "arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses" [syn: arenaceous, sandy, sandlike] [ant: argillaceous, clayey]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "sandy": Saharan, anhydrous, arenaceous, arenarious, arid, athirst, aureate, auric, beige, bone-dry, breccial, brecciated, buff, buff-yellow, canary, canary-yellow, citron, citron-yellow, craggy, cream, creamy, crystal, crystalline, desert, droughty, dry, dry as dust, dusty, ecru, fallow, flaxen, gilded, gilt, gold, gold-colored, golden, grainy, granular, granulate, granulated, gravelly, gritty, high and dry, juiceless, lapideous, lemon, lemon-yellow, like parchment, lithoid, lithoidal, luteolous, lutescent, monolithic, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, or, pebbled, pebbly, porphyritic, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, rock-ribbed, rock-strewn, rock-studded, rocklike, rocky, sabulous, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sapless, shingled, shingly, stonelike, stony, straw, straw-colored, thirsting, thirsty, trachytic, undamped, unwatered, waterless, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Sandy, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 5385 Housing Units (2000): 2080 Land area (2000): 2.633439 sq. miles (6.820575 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.633439 sq. miles (6.820575 sq. km) FIPS code: 65250 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 45.397499 N, 122.266319 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97055 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Sandy, OR Sandy
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Sandy, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1687 Housing Units (2000): 687 Land area (2000): 1.401768 sq. miles (3.630563 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.401768 sq. miles (3.630563 sq. km) FIPS code: 67784 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 41.108633 N, 78.772614 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Sandy, PA Sandy
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Sandy, UT -- U.S. city in Utah Population (2000): 88418 Housing Units (2000): 26579 Land area (2000): 22.325028 sq. miles (57.821555 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.021161 sq. miles (0.054806 sq. km) Total area (2000): 22.346189 sq. miles (57.876361 sq. km) FIPS code: 67440 Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 40.572415 N, 111.859610 W ZIP Codes (1990): 84070 84093 84094 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Sandy, UT Sandy