Definition of Cape Sable
1. Noun. A cape at the southwest tip of Florida; the southernmost part of the United States mainland.
2. Noun. A promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia.
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Literary usage of Cape Sable
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1. The American Coast Pilot: Containing the Courses and Distances Between the by Edmund March Blunt (1822)
"THE south end of the South Seal Isle bears W. by N. from Cape Sable, distant about 7 leagues ; between them there are fathoms. ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1890)
"... from Anclote Keys to Cape Sable. I have recently spent some three weeks in carefully examining this coast, making in my small schooner from twenty- five ..."
3. The Voyages and Explorations of Samuel de Champlain, 1604-1616 by Samuel de Champlain (1904)
"Of the Cape Sable and Sable Bay. Of Cormorant Island. Of Cape Fourchu. Of Long Island. Of Bay Saint Mary. Of Port Saint Margaret, and of all the remarkable ..."
4. The Maritime Provinces: A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Chief by Moses Foster Sweetser, Osgood, James R., & Co., pub (1875)
"On the W. is Cape Sable Island, which is 7 M. long and 2-3 M. wide, ... It is supposed that Cape Sable and the adjacent shores were the ancient lands of the ..."
5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"Between Cards Point and Cape Sable, at the southern portion of the peninsula, there exists a section containing about 400000 acres of land, on which we are ..."