Chesapeake

[ches-uh-peek]
noun
1.
(italics) a U.S. frigate boarded in 1807 by the British, who removed part of its crew and impressed some members into British service: captured by the British in naval battle near Boston in 1813.
2.
a city in SE Virginia.
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Chesapeake
from an Algonquian language, perhaps lit. "great shellfish bay." Early spellings include Chesepiooc and Chesupioc.
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Example sentences for chesapeake
The northeastern part of the great dismal swamp is located in chesapeake.
The chesapeake bay is the largest estuary in the united states.
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