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Fundy

[fuhn-dee] /ˈfʌn di/
noun
1.
Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, having swift tidal currents.
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  • Then the red biled up in his face and over his bald head like a Fundy tide.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Efter thet, the heads and offals 'u'd scare the fish to Fundy.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • The Bay of Fundy was wonderful, with its strange dangerous tides.

    A Little Girl in Old Salem

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • He always had them there—no other country could match the tides of the Bay of Fundy.

    The Tribune of Nova Scotia

    W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
  • She was heading up the Bay of Fundy, and did not pause or pay any heed to the other ship.

  • In the Bay of Fundy that night the elements met in their grandest extremes.

  • But the fishermen knew too well that the Fundy's arm was stronger.

  • The tides of the Bay of Fundy (the highest in the world) are ascribed to this cause.

    Letters on Astronomy Denison Olmsted
  • Do not ask that we tell about the day's fishing on the Bay of Fundy, for we must not do it.

    Days in the Open Lathan A. Crandall
  • He was a grown man, who said he had been swimming in the Bay of Fundy.

    Camping Alexandra G. Lockwine
British Dictionary definitions for Fundy

Fundy

/ˈfʌndɪ/
noun
1.
Bay of Fundy, an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between S New Brunswick and W Nova Scotia: remarkable for its swift tides of up to 21 m (70 ft)
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