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Placentia Bay

[pluh-sen-shuh] /pləˈsɛn ʃə/
noun
1.
a bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the SE coast of Newfoundland, Canada, W of the Avalon Peninsula. About 100 miles (160 km) long and 80 miles (129 km) wide.
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  • One was to sail north into Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, set seines, and catch the herring that were then schooling.

    The Harbor of Doubt Frank Williams
  • He cruised off Placentia Bay, making several small prizes and destroying fishing craft.

    The Colonization of North America Herbert Eugene Bolton

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