a sandy peninsula in SE Massachusetts between Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean: many resort towns.
a style of cottage developed mainly on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the 18th and early 19th centuries, typically a rectangular one- or one-and-a-half story wooden cottage covered by a gable roof and having a central chimney.
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How to use Cape Cod in a sentence
That represents an uptick for the county that consists of all of Cape Cod and the associated island, which saw about 20 cases two weeks prior.How a Resort Town Facing a COVID Spike Is Ducking Disaster | Pilar Melendez | July 14, 2021 | The Daily Beast
A tropical storm warning is also up for Long Island and southeastern New England, including Cape Cod.Tropical Storm Elsa drenching New England after deluging Mid-Atlantic | Matthew Cappucci | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
The longest, compelling section takes place on Cape Cod, where the adult Diana Starling returns to live, working as a waitress and breathing in the silvery magic of a place she loved before it became a nightmare.Jennifer Weiner understands women. Her new novel, ‘That Summer,’ shows us why. | Maureen Corrigan | May 27, 2021 | Washington Post
AutoCamp, which has two locations in California, is opening a new outpost in Cape Cod this spring.
Claudia Geib is a science journalist and editor based on Cape Cod.
The difference was clear to Sonia Little, who came from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to attend both climate marches.Occupy Climate Change! Hundreds Blame Capitalism at Flood Wall Street Rally | Jacob Siegel | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is some debate about whether line should be drawn just to the west of Vienna or just to the east of Cape Cod.
RS: They sit in a faculty room, or in a cottage on Cape Cod.The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation | David Samuels | November 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Baxter is a full-grown long-haired chihuahua who likes howling along to Vampire Weekend's 2008 hit song "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa."This Is a Video of Baxter the Baby Dog Singing Vampire Weekend's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" | Brian Ries | October 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Kennedy Library released never-before-seen footage of JFK vacationing in Cape Cod with his family.Brian Williams Does Marky Mark, NASA’s Scary Map & More Viral Videos | The Daily Beast Video | August 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The emigrant from the sandbanks of Cape Cod revels in the profusion of the opulence of Ohio.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2 | Egerton Ryerson
The first land he saw he named Cape Cod, because he found so many codfish there.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
After dawn one November morning they sighted land, and recognized Cape Cod, well known to previous mariners.William Bradford of Plymouth | Albert Hale Plumb
Cape Cod to the Golden Gate with a lot of young folks along, and plenty of yarns by the way.Little Fishers: and their Nets | Pansy
On the eleventh day of November, 1620, the vessel anchored near Cape Cod.Four American Indians | Edson L. Whitney
British Dictionary definitions for Cape Cod
a long sandy peninsula in SE Massachusetts, between Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic
Also called: Cape Cod cottage a one-storey cottage of timber construction with a simple gable roof and a large central chimney: originated on Cape Cod in the 18th century
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Cultural definitions for Cape Cod
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