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Chincoteague

[shing-kuh-teeg, ching-] /ˌʃɪŋ kəˈtig, ˌtʃɪŋ-/
noun
1.
a town on a small island in a lagoon (Chincoteague Bay) in E Virginia: annual wild pony roundup.
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  • This was the spontaneous way in which the Chincoteague people welcomed me.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe Nathaniel H. Bishop
  • The celebrated oyster-beds of the people of Chincoteague commence about twenty miles south of the Hommack.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe Nathaniel H. Bishop
  • Wrecks came ashore on the submerged shoal of Chincoteague, but there were now no wreckers to labor for salvage.

    Tales of the Chesapeake George Alfred Townsend
  • This loft over a former groggery is no place for you: the news will spread from Chincoteague to Arlington.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • The bay of Chincoteague is five or six miles wide, and the nearest hamlet is in Virginia, as is Chincoteague island also.

    Tales of the Chesapeake George Alfred Townsend
  • The moonlight scarcely fretted the soft expanse of Chincoteague Bay.

    Tales of the Chesapeake George Alfred Townsend
  • If they wanted money for public enterprise on the mainland, the Jew of Chincoteague was first to be thought of.

    Tales of the Chesapeake George Alfred Townsend
  • Every soul on Chincoteague was native there or thereabout, except Issachar the Jew.

    Tales of the Chesapeake George Alfred Townsend

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