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

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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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