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Delaware Bay

noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic between E Delaware and S New Jersey. About 70 miles (115 km) long.
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  • It is believed to have descended into the water, probably into Delaware Bay.

    Meteoric astronomy: Daniel Kirkwood
  • His salvaging outfit is in Florida, but he lives on Delaware Bay.

  • The next morning saw the unloading beginning anew, while the emptied transports were taken around into Delaware Bay.

    The Onslaught from Rigel Fletcher Pratt
  • I was now in Delaware Bay, which was assuming noble proportions.

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe Nathaniel H. Bishop
  • Had good arrangements been made, the Delaware Bay might readily have been finished last fall, and the chart of it got out at once.

  • Entering Delaware Bay they burned every merchant vessel in sight.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • These were whales, of which there were numbers in Delaware Bay, and even some distance up the river.

    Stories of New Jersey Frank Richard Stockton
  • Their seafaring habits and the pursuit of whales led them along the coast and into Delaware Bay.

    The Quaker Colonies Sydney G. Fisher
  • The works projected for the defence of the Delaware Bay and Philadelphia will carry about one hundred and fifty guns.

  • Even the entrance by Delaware Bay was so difficult by reason of its shoals that it was the last part of the coast to be explored.

    The Quaker Colonies Sydney G. Fisher

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