a narrow channel in the East River, in New York City.
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How to use Hell Gate in a sentence
Providentially there was a shredding of the fog at Hell Gate, a shore-breeze flicking the mists off the surface of the water.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
The daily papers frequently have articles respecting the "Hell Gate Obstructions."
Everlasting storms howl up and down, tossing the unwary crafts into the Hell-gate.The Abominations of Modern Society | Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
The idea of the Porter's speech, in which he imagines himself the keeper of hell-gate, shows the same irony.Shakespearean Tragedy | A. C. Bradley
A friend of mine suggests that it would be a great hit to introduce, or rather to reproduce, the Hell Gate explosion.Remarks | Bill Nye