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  • n. a Massachusetts peninsula to the south of Boston extending into the Atlantic; a popular resort area


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  • I saw many good views of the ocean, especially when we crossed the Cape Cod Canal.


  • My new friend was a widow whose name was Persis Addy, and she was also the daughter of Captain Prince Crowell, then the most prominent man in the Cape Cod community -- a bank president, a railroad director, and a citizen of wealth, as wealth was rated in those days.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • The day before, Linda Douglass from ABC had called me from her home on Cape Cod Bay, just up the beach from ours.

    No Excuses

  • The Yankees took a flier on him at pick 524, as a draft-and-follow selection, allowing them to sign him that year after he played well in the Cape Cod summer League.

    Pick Me! Yankees Remember Draft Day

  • As far as the eye could see, whitecaps churned in the waters of Cape Cod Bay.


  • Near Cape Cod Roosevelt left the Potomac and transferred to the USS Augusta for the Churchill meeting; dinner with Princess Martha on November 25, 1941.


  • I was homesick for my Cape Cod parish, and I returned to East Dennis immediately after my ordination, arriving there on Saturday night.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • Even up here in Cape Cod heaven where everyone is supposedly so perfect, people still need to be educated, I snapped.


  • The ink was barely dry on my diploma from the Boston Theological School, and, as it happened, the little church to which I was called was in the hands of two warring factions, whose battles furnished the most fervid interest of the Cape Cod community.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • With Kennedy away vacationing on Cape Cod and McNamara, Rusk, Bundy, Taylor, and CIA director John McCone also off for the weekend, Forrestal got the cable cleared by subcabinet officials and by Kennedy and Rusk on the telephone.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office


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