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Bay of Biscay

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  • Bay of Biscay — Bay of Bis|cay the Bay of Biscay a large area of sea between the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bay of Biscay — Cantabrian Sea redirects here. Not to be confused with Biscay Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador or Biscayne Bay. The Bay of Biscay (Spanish: Golfo de Vizcaya and Mar Cantábrico ; French: Golfe de Gascogne ; Basque: Bizkaiko Golkoa ; Occitan: Golf de …   Wikipedia

  • Bay of Biscay — /ˈbɪskeɪ/ (say biskay) noun 1. a large bay of the Atlantic between western France and northern Spain; notorious for its rough seas. 223 000 km2. –adjective 2. of or relating to rough country, variously of gullies and hills or of holes and mounds …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bay of Biscay — noun a gulf of the North Atlantic Ocean along the western coast of France from Brest south to the Spanish border, and the northern coast of Spain, named for the Spanish province of Biscay …   Wiktionary

  • Bay of Biscay — n. bay in the Atlantic ocean between Northern Spain and Western France …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bay of Biscay — noun an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe; bordered by the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain • Instance Hypernyms: ↑bay, ↑embayment • Part Holonyms: ↑Atlantic, ↑Atlantic Ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Biscay — ( eu. Bizkaia, es. Vizcaya) is a province of the Basque Country in Spain. It is generally accepted that Bizkaia , the original Basque term, means something like mountain or cliff . It is a correlate of bizkar , meaning: 1. back, shoulders, 2.… …   Wikipedia

  • Biscay (disambiguation) — Biscay may refer to: * Biscay a Basque province of Spain * Bay of Biscay on the Atlantic coast of France and Spain * A Shipping Forecast sea area corresponding to the bay * Lord of Biscay mediaeval ruler of Biscay * Biscay, Minnesota city *… …   Wikipedia

  • Biscay — Biscay, Bay of →↑Bay of Biscay …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bay — Bay, n. [F. baie, fr. LL. baia. Of uncertain origin: cf. Ir. & Gael. badh or bagh bay, harbor, creek; Bisc. baia, baiya, harbor, and F. bayer to gape, open the mouth.] 1. (Geog.) An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biscay, Bay of — or Gulf of Gascony French Golfe de Gascogne Spanish Golfo de Vizcaya Inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, bounded by southwestern France and northwestern Spain. It has an area of about 86,000 sq mi (223,000 sq km) and a maximum depth of 15,525 ft (4,735… …   Universalium


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