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- n. a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River
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The goose is silly and shallow-pated; yet what dignity and impressiveness in her migrating wild clans driving in ordered ranks across the spring or autumnal skies, linking the Chesapeake Bay and the Canadian Lakes in one flight!
Rachel Sexton's thoughts were lost in the morning's bizarre developments as her PaveHawk transport tore across the morning sky, and it was not until the helicopter rocketed out across Chesapeake Bay that she realized they were heading in entirely the wrong direction.
The Chesapeake Bay washes northward through the widest part of Maryland, and the Sycamore River branches off the bay in a northeasterly direction.
Beamish, O'Hanlon, Beauvois, Gafarel, etc. They rest this claim on the account of the Northmen who found a region south of Vinland and the Chesapeake Bay called "Hvitramamaland" (Land of the White Men) or
Nothing of incident occurred until going down Chesapeake Bay in an overcrowded cattle-boat in a drenching rain.
Meanwhile, Dunmore had undertaken marauding expeditions along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers.
She was sick and tired of the Chesapeake Bay and Choptank River waters moving the boat side to side and up and down.