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Hell Gate

a narrow channel in the East River, in New York City. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was grateful that the dangers of Hell Gate had been revealed.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • We're after German spies that are to meet at Hell Gate at nine o'clock.

    The Secret Wireless

    Lewis E. Theiss
  • The next day we received orders to attack the batteries at Hell Gate.

    Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston
  • Hell Gate 15 Bridge, a tiny thing like the toys in shop windows.

  • President Young thought it might properly be called 'Hell Gate.'

    Wilford Woodruff Matthias F. Cowley
  • The town of Missoula is seated at the entrance to Hell Gate.

  • The wind came with the sound of exploding guns from Hell Gate.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • "Hell Gate," was the deep response, as he seated himself in the stern and wrapped his cloak about him.

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II Joseph Holt Ingraham
  • The yacht had been clear of Hell Gate before he went to his stateroom, and even then it was a long time before he closed his eyes.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • Possibly he was thus employed at "Hell Gate," at that time one of the most dangerous obstacles to navigation in that vicinity.

    As I Remember Marian Gouverneur

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