Definition of Delaware bay
1. Noun. An inlet of the North Atlantic; fed by the Delaware River.
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment
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Literary usage of Delaware bay
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Delaware River is about 315 miles long and empties into delaware bay, ... Its channel from delaware bay to Philadelphia is 35 feet deep at low water and has ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"During that time he performed efficient service in lower delaware bay; on 31 March, 1776, he put to sea, States navy was permanently organized by Act of . ..."
3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1889)
"[We are indebted to Mr. George Vaux for the following account of the wreck of the ship " John" on the Brown Shoal in delaware bay, in December of 1732, ..."
4. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1877)
"Harvey had a chart on which delaware bay was laid down; ... at Jamestown, of Captain De Vries, 1633. in a Dutch yacht, that the delaware bay and River had ..."
5. Narratives of Early Maryland, 1633-1684 by Clayton Colman Hall (1910)
"... and about seaven leagues beyond that, to the North, opens another very large faire Bay, called delaware bay. This Bay is about 8 leagues wide at the ..."
6. The History of Pennsylvania: From Its Discovery by Europeans, to the by Thomas Francis Gordon (1829)
"... formed----Voyages of Hud son •---Discovery of the delaware bay and H udson river- --• Exploration of New York bay and Hudson river—Intercourse with the ..."