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an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, in NE North Carolina. 60 miles (97 km) long.
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Words nearby Albemarle Sound
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How to use Albemarle Sound in a sentence
With these two forts the Confederates claimed that they could control the entrance to Albemarle Sound.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
The rebels then concentrated at Roanoke, which is the key to Albemarle Sound, and an important military position.
In 1667, there were no inhabitants in Carolina south of Albemarle Sound; in 1672 scarcely more than four hundred.Beginnings of the American People|Carl Lotus Becker
British Dictionary definitions for Albemarle Sound
/ (ˈælbəˌmɑːl) /
an inlet of the Atlantic in NE North Carolina. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)
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