Fundy

[ fuhn-dee ]

noun
  1. Bay of Fundy, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Canada, between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, having swift tidal currents.

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How to use Fundy in a sentence

  • When Paul rocked in his cradle it caused a seventy-five foot tide in the Bay of Fundy and several villages were washed away.

  • Thus it happened that in spite of the delay she really had a glimpse of the Bay of Fundy before the fog had hidden it.

    Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
  • Then I caught the sound of a light footstep, the knob turned, and joy poured into my soul with the sweep of a Fundy tide.

    Richard Carvel, Complete | Winston Churchill
  • But of all places in the world, the most colossal tidal phenomena are those in the Bay of Fundy.

    Time and Tide | Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
  • At the head of the Bay of Fundy the difference between high and low water is from 50 to 60 feet.

    North America | Israel C. Russell

British Dictionary definitions for Fundy

Fundy

/ (ˈfʌndɪ) /


noun
  1. Bay of Fundy an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between S New Brunswick and W Nova Scotia: remarkable for its swift tides of up to 21 m (70 ft)

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