Definition of Narragansett bay

1. Noun. A deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Rhode Island.

Group relationships: Little Rhody, Ocean State, Rhode Island, Ri
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment



Lexicographical Neighbors of Narragansett Bay

Narcan
Narcissus
Narcissus jonquilla
Narcissus papyraceus
Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Nardil
Nares Deep
Nares Strait
Narew
Narita
Narmada
Narnia
Narnian
Narnians
Narragansett
Narragansett Bay
Narragansetts
Narsingdi District
Narthecium
Narthecium americanum
Narthecium ossifragum
Narutard
Narutards
Naruto
Narva
Naryan-Mar
Nasalis
Nasalis larvatus
Naseby
Nash

Literary usage of Narragansett bay

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhode Island: A Study in Separatism by Irving Berdine Richman (1905)
"Within present boundaries the greatest length of the narragansett bay commonwealth is forty- eight miles, and its greatest width thirty-seven. ..."

2. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1905)
"... a schooner called the Gaspee, which carried eight guns, had especially incurred dislike by his activity in annoying the navigation of narragansett bay. ..."

3. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"... then passing Point Judith, which appears on the map as Cape St. Francis, he found himself in narragansett bay and had a lively parley with the Indians. ..."

4. English Colonies in America by John Andrew Doyle (1889)
"Philip's usual abode was at Mount Hope, a promontory jutting out into the head of narragansett bay ..."

5. Estuary and Coastal Habitat Conservation: Congressional Hearing edited by John H. Chafee (2001)
"Mr. Ribb, director, narragansett bay Estuary Program from the Department of Environmental Management in Rhode Island, on behalf of the Association of ..."

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