Placentia Bay

[ pluh-sen-shuh ]

  1. a bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the SE coast of Newfoundland, Canada, W of the Avalon Peninsula. About 100 miles (160 km) long and 80 miles (129 km) wide.

Words Nearby Placentia Bay Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Placentia Bay in a sentence

  • He cruised off Placentia Bay, making several small prizes and destroying fishing craft.

    The Colonization of North America | Herbert Eugene Bolton
  • One was to sail north into Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, set seines, and catch the herring that were then schooling.

    The Harbor of Doubt | Frank Williams