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[fuhn-dee] /ˈfʌn di/
Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, having swift tidal currents. Unabridged
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  • Minas, Basin of (mi-nas), a bay in the northwestern part of the Bay of Fundy.

  • In the Bay of Fundy that night the elements met in their grandest extremes.

  • Thus it happened that in spite of the delay she really had a glimpse of the Bay of Fundy before the fog had hidden it.

    Amy in Acadia Helen Leah Reed
  • But the fishermen knew too well that the Fundy's arm was stronger.

  • Among the jetsam of those restless Fundy tides almost anything that will float may appear, from a matchbox to a barn.

    The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Then the red biled up in his face and over his bald head like a Fundy tide.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I had seen a tidal wave, fifty or more feet high, sweep up the "bore" of a river at the head of the Bay of Fundy.

    Over Prairie Trails Frederick Philip Grove
  • Efter thet, the heads and offals 'u'd scare the fish to Fundy.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • Far beyond them the palpitating waters showed changeful surfaces on Fundy Bay.

    The Lady of Fort St. John Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • He always had them there—no other country could match the tides of the Bay of Fundy.

    The Tribune of Nova Scotia W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
British Dictionary definitions for Fundy


Bay of Fundy, an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between S New Brunswick and W Nova Scotia: remarkable for its swift tides of up to 21 m (70 ft)
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