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Chesapeake Bay

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noun

an inlet of the Atlantic, in Maryland and Virginia. 200 miles (320 km) long; 4–40 miles (6–64 km) wide.

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British Dictionary definitions for Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay
/ (ˈtʃɛsəˌpiːk) /

noun

the largest inlet of the Atlantic in the coast of the US: bordered by Maryland and Virginia
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Cultural definitions for Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay

Large bay on the Atlantic Ocean in the states of Maryland and Virginia.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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