Definitions

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  • n. a promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia
  • n. a cape at the southwest tip of Florida; the southernmost part of the United States mainland

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Examples

  • The first master dotted the point twenty miles south of Cape Sable, which is the southern point of Nova Scotia, and also the ship's position, with his pencil.

    Outward Bound Or, Young America Afloat

  • This is still called Cape Sable, and is the southern point of Sable

    Voyages of Samuel De Champlain — Volume 02

  • NGUYEN: Three people have been rescued in Florida after their small plane went down in the Gulf of Mexico, about five miles southwest of Cape Sable.

    CNN Transcript Oct 11, 2009

  • NGUYEN: Three people have been rescued in Florida after their small plane went down in the Gulf of Mexico about five miles southwest of Cape Sable.

    CNN Transcript Oct 11, 2009

  • The ships carried three Récollet fathers, “workers and artisans,” and supplies for the beleaguered settlement at Cape Sable.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The New England captain released them instead near the Saint John River, and they found their way back to Cape Sable on the southeast coast with a report of their cruel treatment.22

    Champlain's Dream

  • At last he came to Cape Sable, an island that marked the extreme southeastern tip of Acadia.

    Champlain's Dream

  • If it comes on to our forecast track here just south of Marco Island, the biggest impact will be to the south there all the way down to Cape Sable.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2005

  • Bank and entered these waters by way of Cape Sable.

    Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

  • Along the North Shore and from Yarmouth to Cape Sable, over a hard bottom, cod abound.

    Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

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