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Narragansett Bay

noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic in E Rhode Island. 28 miles (45 km) long.
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  • They say that a fleet has been sighted off Narragansett Bay.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • Toward night they entered the blue waters of Narragansett Bay.

    The Story of John Paul Jones

    Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  • The estate consisted of some sixty acres wonderfully located on Narragansett Bay with nearly a mile frontage on the sea.

    The Bachelors William Dana Orcutt
  • In sailing up Narragansett Bay, one is struck with 107 the universality of the prolific crop of these waters,—the clam.

  • These disciples proposed to remove in the spring with Williams to the shores of Narragansett Bay.

    The Beginners of a Nation Edward Eggleston.
  • Meantime Williams was, to use his own figure of speech, "steering his course" "in winter snow" toward Narragansett Bay.

    The Beginners of a Nation Edward Eggleston.
  • The way up the shores of Narragansett Bay was full of experiences for them both.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England
  • It is pleasantly located at the head of Narragansett Bay, thirty-five miles from the ocean.

  • It is also closely connected with Newport, and other places on Narragansett Bay, by steamboats.

  • He would cross the Mount Hope or the Narragansett Bay in tempestuous weather.

British Dictionary definitions for Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay

noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Rhode Island: contains several islands, including Rhode Island, Prudence Island, and Conanicut Island
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