a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea, N of Honduras.
The Bay Islands were recognized as part of the republic of Honduras in 1859.
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The Bay Islands have a good soil, a fine climate and an advantageous position.
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The people of the Bay Islands can be ingrafted on your Republic only by wise concessions properly made.
By-Ways of War James Jeffrey Roche
- Bay leaf
the dried leaf of the laurel, used in cookery. the leaf of the bayberry, Pimenta racemosa, used in making bay oil and bay rum. Contemporary Examples Add the wine, beef bones, bay leaf, oregano, black pepper, and red pepper flakes, if using. Super-fy Your Super Bowl Snacks Michael Symon February 2, 2011 Add the butter, […]
- Bay lynx
bobcat. Historical Examples We have already mentioned the bay lynx of the United States, which in size is equal to the Canada lynx. The Animal World, A Book of Natural History Theodore Wood In the United States, what is commonly called a wildcat is really a species of lynx—the bay lynx—often called bobcat. The Animal […]
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Bay of, a bay of the Atlantic between W France and N Spain. noun Bay of Biscay, a large bay of the Atlantic Ocean between W France and N Spain: notorious for storms Bay of Biscay [(bis-kay)] Arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe, bordered by the west coast of France and the north […]
- Bay of bengal
a former province in NE India, now divided between India and Bangladesh. Compare East Bengal, West Bengal. Bay of, a part of the Indian Ocean between India and Burma (Myanmar). a raw silk from Bengal. a fabric, especially one made of silk and hair. a fabric, similar to muslin, with printed stripes. noun a former […]