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Chesapeake Bay

noun

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


Chesapeake Bay

/ ˈtʃɛsəˌpiːk /

noun

  1. the largest inlet of the Atlantic in the coast of the US: bordered by Maryland and Virginia


Chesapeake Bay

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


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Example Sentences

What comprises the ­Mid-Atlantic region can be open to debate, but perhaps the most geographically correct way of thinking about it is as the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Several weeks later, the Sao Tome steamed into Chesapeake Bay and my father stepped shore onto American soil.

From Time

Nearly all of the 700 seniors at Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay have now received their second vaccine dose, and 80 percent of the staff.

Maryland sellers are only required to specify whether their property is located in a FEMA flood zone, conservation area, wetland or Chesapeake Bay critical area.

This approach is similar to other large, regional environmental challenges like the Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Everglades and Chesapeake Bay.

Three shiploads of men docked at Chesapeake Bay on April 26, 1607.

Biard (Relation of 1616) seems to apply this name to the region of Chesapeake Bay.

The tidal rivers mentioned previously are actually estuaries of Chesapeake Bay and they flow periodically inland.

He continued his explorations, and made a complete map of Chesapeake Bay to send back to England.

I've heard Mr. Lockwood tell of the days they lay in the rushes along the Chesapeake Bay waiting for duck.

Already Virginians were beginning to eye the benefits of settlement in the northern reaches of Chesapeake Bay.

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