Definition of Cape Sable

1. Noun. A cape at the southwest tip of Florida; the southernmost part of the United States mainland.

Group relationships: Everglades National Park
Generic synonyms: Cape, Ness



2. Noun. A promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia.
Group relationships: Nova Scotia
Generic synonyms: Foreland, Head, Headland, Promontory

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cape Sable

Cape Cod and the Islands
Cape Codder
Cape Codders
Cape Colony
Cape Fear
Cape Fear River
Cape Flattery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Hatteras
Cape Horn
Cape Kennedy
Cape May
Cape May warbler
Cape Province
Cape Sable (current term)
Cape Town
Cape Trafalgar
Cape Verde
Cape Verde Islands
Cape Verde escudo
Cape Verde monetary unit
Cape Verdean
Cape Verdean Creole
Cape Verdeans
Cape York
Cape York Peninsula
Cape buffalo
Cape buffalos
Cape dagga

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 ..."

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