Hell Gate


noun
  1. 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