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Bristol Channel

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noun
  1. an inlet of the Atlantic, between S Wales and SW England, extending to the mouth of the Severn estuary. 85 miles (137 km) long.
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  • It was agreed, among other things, that we should make a jaunt down the Bristol-Channel, as far as Linton.

    Hazlitt on English Literature

    Jacob Zeitlin


British Dictionary definitions for bristol channel

Bristol Channel

noun
  1. an inlet of the Atlantic, between S Wales and SW England, merging into the Severn estuary. Length: about 137 km (85 miles)
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