Scapa-flow



noun
1.
an area of water off the N coast of Scotland, in the Orkney Islands: British naval base; German warships scuttled 1919.
noun
1.
an extensive landlocked anchorage off the N coast of Scotland, in the Orkney Islands: major British naval base in both World Wars. Length: about 24 km (15 miles). Width: 13 km (8 miles)

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