an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in southern Maine. 30 miles (48 kilometers) long.
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How to use Penobscot Bay in a sentence
Camden is an affluent community about 90 miles north of Portland on Penobscot Bay.
He subsequently took charge of the Raleigh of 32 guns and was run on shore in Penobscot Bay by the enemy and lost his ship.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution | L. Carroll Judson
That night the wind changed, and the cold gray blanket of a Penobscot Bay fog shut down over the island.The Black Buccaneer | Stephen W. Meader
Ever hear the story of the Penobscot Bay captain who started out on a voyage round the world?Jim Spurling, Fisherman | Albert Walter Tolman
The fisheries, however, are all on the lower part of the river and in the estuary into which it empties, Penobscot Bay.
I don't care to risk my boat and twenty-five or thirty lives knocking round the Penobscot Bay ledges on a night like this.Jim Spurling, Fisherman | Albert Walter Tolman