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Matagorda Bay

[mat-uh-gawr-duh, mat-uh-] /ˈmæt əˈgɔr də, ˌmæt ə-/
noun
1.
a bay in SE Texas, at the mouth of the Colorado River, separated from the Gulf of Mexico by the Matagorda Peninsula. About 50 miles (80 km) long.
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  • With his usual bad fortune, however, he missed its mouth and landed at Matagorda Bay, 400 miles to the west.

    American Leaders and Heroes Wilbur Fisk Gordy
  • He appealed to the captain to return, but he refused and anchored off Matagorda Bay.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris

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