Bay of, a bay of the Atlantic between W France and N Spain.
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 coast of Spain.
- 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 […]
Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in W Portugal. 20 miles (32 km) long; 35 miles (56 km) wide. a seaport on this bay, near Lisbon. Historical Examples At setubal Boutaca had built a church with three vaulted aisles of about the same height. Portuguese Architecture Walter Crum Watson The 802 Sado, which issues […]
- Bay of pigs
a bay of the Caribbean Sea in SW Cuba: site of attempted invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces April 1961. Bay of. Bay of Pigs. noun a bay on the SW coast of Cuba: scene of an unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by US-backed troops (April 17, 1961) Spanish name Bahia de los Cochinos interjection (Austral, […]
Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), (Jean Almereyda) 1905–34, French film director. Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in NW Spain. 19 miles (31 km) long. a seaport on this bay: naval battle 1702. Contemporary Examples Vigo, 45, says she was a teacher in the Bronx until she was laid off last year. My Day […]