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Windward Passage

Definitions

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  • n. a channel between eastern Cuba and western Haiti that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea

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Examples

  • The weather from the time of leaving Port Tampa continued fine until the fleet entered the passage between the western coast of Hayti and the eastern end of Cuba, known as the Windward Passage, when the breeze freshened and a rough sea began, continuing more or less up to the time of landing.

    The Colored Regulars in the United States Army

  • Finally, I looked to the west, toward the Windward Passage, where thousands of Haitians hoping to reach a better life in the United States have drowned in the past decade.

    First Person Global

  • On Sunday morning, June 18th, we entered the Windward Passage, and it seemed certain, from our course, that Santiago was our objective.

    The Colored Regulars in the United States Army

  • Windward Passage separating the two islands, while the southern end of Florida is less than 100 miles from the northern coast of Cuba.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • There they took a "water-spider," six hundred feet long by three hundred in width, the deck of which was one hundred feet above the surface, which carried them over the water at the rate of a mile a minute, around the eastern end of Cuba, through Windward Passage, and so to the South

    A Journey in Other Worlds

  • It was early in May, in the year 1720, that _The Happy Delivery_ lay with her fore-yard aback some five leagues west of the Windward Passage, waiting to see what rich, helpless craft the trade-wind might bring down to her.

    The Last Galley Impressions and Tales

  • Isthmus to the North American coast, by the Windward Passage; 3, from the Gulf of Mexico to the North American coast, by the Strait of

    The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future

  • In the case of a conflict between the powers holding the two islands, the question of controlling the Windward Passage would be the test of relative mobile strength; because that channel is the shortest and best line of communications for Jamaica with the American coast, with

    The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future

  • Mississippi to the Atlantic coast of America by the Strait of Florida, and from the Isthmus to the Atlantic coast by the Windward Passage.

    The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future

  • Windward Passage, through which pass our steamer routes to the Isthmus?

    The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future

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