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Chincoteague

[shing-kuh-teeg, ching-]
noun
  1. a town on a small island in a lagoon (Chincoteague Bay) in E Virginia: annual wild pony roundup.
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Historical Examples of chincoteague

  • This was the spontaneous way in which the Chincoteague people welcomed me.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe

    Nathaniel H. Bishop

  • The celebrated oyster-beds of the people of Chincoteague commence about twenty miles south of the Hommack.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe

    Nathaniel H. Bishop

  • This loft over a former groggery is no place for you: the news will spread from Chincoteague to Arlington.

    The Entailed Hat

    George Alfred Townsend

  • The moonlight scarcely fretted the soft expanse of Chincoteague Bay.

    Tales of the Chesapeake

    George Alfred Townsend

  • The bay of Chincoteague is five or six miles wide, and the nearest hamlet is in Virginia, as is Chincoteague island also.

    Tales of the Chesapeake

    George Alfred Townsend