an inlet of the Atlantic, between S Wales and SW England, extending to the mouth of the Severn estuary. 85 miles (137 km) long.
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It was agreed, among other things, that we should make a jaunt down the Bristol-Channel, as far as Linton.Hazlitt on English Literature
an inlet of the Atlantic, between S Wales and SW England, merging into the Severn estuary. Length: about 137 km (85 miles)
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