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Matagorda Bay

[mat-uh-gawr-duh, mat-uh-] /ˈmæt əˈgɔr də, ˌmæt ə-/
a bay in SE Texas, at the mouth of the Colorado River, separated from the Gulf of Mexico by the Matagorda Peninsula. About 50 miles (80 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • With his usual bad fortune, however, he missed its mouth and landed at Matagorda Bay, 400 miles to the west.

    American Leaders and Heroes Wilbur Fisk Gordy
  • He appealed to the captain to return, but he refused and anchored off Matagorda Bay.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris

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