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Biscay

[bis-key, -kee]
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noun
  1. Bay of, a bay of the Atlantic between W France and N Spain.
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Examples from the Web for biscay

Historical Examples

  • Falling in with an American in the Bay of Biscay, we got a barrel of beef which lasted us in.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The passage was stormy--the Bay of Biscay, in particular, giving us a touch of its qualities.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Both the suit and the armada were left in the bay of Biscay, and the queen an old maid.

  • Because we were on the coast of the Bay of Biscay when the vessel was wrecked.

  • We were tossed about in the Bay of Biscay, making scarcely any progress.


British Dictionary definitions for biscay

Biscay

noun
  1. Bay of Biscay a large bay of the Atlantic Ocean between W France and N Spain: notorious for storms
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