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.
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 into setubal Bay, is the only important river of this region.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7 Various
a port in SW Portugal, on Setúbal Bay south of Lisbon: an earthquake in 1755 destroyed most of the old town. Pop: 113 937 (2001)
- 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, […]
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Bay of, an inlet of the Ross Sea, in Antarctica: location of Little America. any of the larger marine mammals of the order Cetacea, especially as distinguished from the smaller dolphins and porpoises, having a fishlike body, forelimbs modified into flippers, and a head that is horizontally flattened. Informal. something big, great, or fine of […]
- Bay oil
a yellow essential oil distilled from the leaves of the tropical American bay, Pimenta racemosa, used in the manufacture of perfumes and bay rum.