Definition of Bay of fundy

1. Noun. A bay of the North Atlantic between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; noted for rapid tides as great as 70 feet.

Group relationships: Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bay Of Fundy

Bavarian cream
Bay Miwok
Bay State
Bay Stater
Bay Staters
Bay Street
Bay fever
Bay fevers
Bay of Bengal
Bay of Biscay
Bay of Campeche
Bay of Fundy
Bay of Mecklenburg
Bay of Naples
Bay of Ob
Bayard of ten toes
Bayer's patches
Bayer designation
Bayer designations
Bayer system
Bayes' postulate
Bayes' theorem

Literary usage of Bay of fundy

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1. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1877)
"While Boscawen was still cruising off Newfoundland, watching for the French fleet, three thousand men embarked at Boston for the Bay of Fundy. ..."

2. The Right of the United States of America to the North-eastern Boundary by Albert Gallatin (1840)
"The term " Atlantic Ocean" how far contradistinguished from the Bay of Fundy, and from the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The principal objection, on the part of ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"DEATH OF FISHES IN THE bay of fundy. BY A. LEITH ADAMS, MD AMONG all the fluctuations of opinion respecting the nature of the causes to which the phenomena ..."

4. Sketches on a Tour Through the Northern and Eastern States, the Canadas by J. C. Myers (1849)
"The great Bay of Fundy is situated between Ne\y Brunswick and Nova Scotia, ... The Bay of Fundy js celebrated for its tides, which rise 60 and 70 feet in ..."

5. History of the County of Annapolis: Including Old Port Royal and Acadia by William Arthur Calnek, Alfred William Savary (1897)
"THIS fine township is bounded as follows: On the north by the Bay of Fundy; on the east by the township of Wilmot; on the south by the Annapolis River and ..."

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