from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A narrow inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in southeast Florida. Miami and Miami Beach are on the northern shore.

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  • n. a narrow bay formed by an inlet from the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Florida


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  • "I'm looking out the window at Biscayne Bay and we see a sailboat and we see cruise ships in the port, we're looking at hotels with people by the pool," said Bill Talbert, head of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.

    Brownsville Herald :

  • Rivers; the Timuquanans occupied the centre of the peninsula, with numerous settlements along the St. John's; the Calusa in the south-west ranged from Cape Sable to Tampa Bay; on Biscayne Bay the small settlement of Tegestas seems to have come originally from the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI


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