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Delaware Bay

noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic between E Delaware and S New Jersey. About 70 miles (115 km) long.
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  • But Howe might have landed his army at the head of Delaware Bay.

  • His salvaging outfit is in Florida, but he lives on Delaware Bay.

  • It is believed to have descended into the water, probably into Delaware Bay.

    Meteoric astronomy: Daniel Kirkwood
  • I was now in Delaware Bay, which was assuming noble proportions.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe Nathaniel H. Bishop
  • Entering Delaware Bay they burned every merchant vessel in sight.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • Their seafaring habits and the pursuit of whales led them along the coast and into Delaware Bay.

    The Quaker Colonies Sydney G. Fisher
  • Even the entrance by Delaware Bay was so difficult by reason of its shoals that it was the last part of the coast to be explored.

    The Quaker Colonies Sydney G. Fisher
  • In winter, when a heavy southeast wind is blowing, the tides of Delaware Bay are high and the waters very rough.

    Wild Life Near Home Dallas Lore Sharp
  • Delaware Bay is 60 miles long; and, in some parts, is so wide, that a vessel in the middle of it cannot be seen from either bank.

  • Turning northward, he entered Delaware Bay, but was displeased with the shallow water and sailed again northward.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris

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