an Atlantic Ocean inlet, between the S shore of Long Island and Fire Island and other barrier islands. 45 miles (72 km) long.
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How to use Great South Bay in a sentence
Brookport itself lay inside, on the lagoon called the Great South Bay.Jill the Reckless | P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
The river, so called, was in fact an arm of the Great South Bay, and of course salt.Little Brothers of the Air | Olive Thorne Miller
The only profitable affair it ever undertook was to fill a small ice-pond near its entrance into the Great South Bay.Fisherman's Luck | Henry van Dyke
By this time they were well on their way across Great South Bay toward the inlet.Dorothy Dixon and the Mystery Plane | Dorothy Wayne
The long swell which gently rocked the boat was very unlike the short swells of the Great South Bay.Harper's Young People, July 5, 1881 | Various