Definition of Bay of campeche
1. Noun. A part of the Gulf of Mexico to the west of Yucatan.
Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States, Golfo De Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
Generic synonyms: Gulf
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Literary usage of Bay of campeche
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1. A Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive by William Douglass (1755)
"... report that " By the American treaty anno 1670, there was confirmed to the crown of Great-Britain, a right to the Laguna de Terminus (bay of Campeche) ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"CAMPECHE, or CAMPECHE DE BARANDA, a fortified city and port of Mexico, and capital of a state of the same name, situated on the Bay of Campeche, 825 m. ..."
3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... from the bay of Campeche to beyond Cape Gracias a Dios, were comprised within the territories of New Spain, which did not belong to the Mexican Empire. ..."
4. A Historical Geography of the British Colonies by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1905)
"On its western side, in the angle where it joins the mainland, is the Bay of Campeche', an inlet of which bears ..."
5. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1907)
"The bay of Campeche I think contains more sharks of all sorts and sizes than are to be found in any other portion of the watery world. ..."
6. The School Room Guide to Methods of Teaching and School Management by Esmond Vedder DeGraff (1890)
"The principal indentations are the Gulf of Mexico, Bay of Campeche, Bay of Honduras, Gulf of California, San Francisco Bay, Gulf of Georgia, Bristol's Bay, ..."