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Narragansett Bay

noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic in E Rhode Island. 28 miles (45 km) long.
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  • These disciples proposed to remove in the spring with Williams to the shores of Narragansett Bay.

    The Beginners of a Nation Edward Eggleston.
  • The estate consisted of some sixty acres wonderfully located on Narragansett Bay with nearly a mile frontage on the sea.

    The Bachelors William Dana Orcutt
  • In sailing up Narragansett Bay, one is struck with 107 the universality of the prolific crop of these waters,—the clam.

  • It is also closely connected with Newport, and other places on Narragansett Bay, by steamboats.

  • This story is based upon actual events which occurred during the British occupation of the waters of Narragansett Bay.

  • He would cross the Mount Hope or the Narragansett Bay in tempestuous weather.

  • Connecticut could not renounce her last hope of securing a part of Narragansett Bay.

    A short history of Rhode Island George Washington Greene
  • The scene of this story is laid on the upper part of Narragansett Bay, and the leading incidents have a strong salt-water flavor.

  • Meantime Williams was, to use his own figure of speech, "steering his course" "in winter snow" toward Narragansett Bay.

    The Beginners of a Nation Edward Eggleston.
  • The term adjacent islands would have included Acquidneck and the other islands of Narragansett Bay.

    A short history of Rhode Island George Washington Greene
British Dictionary definitions for Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay

noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Rhode Island: contains several islands, including Rhode Island, Prudence Island, and Conanicut Island
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