Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A sheltered inlet of the Pacific Ocean in northwest California.

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Examples

  • At 11 a.m., MacArthur went ashore at the Humboldt Bay beach just south of Hollandia with his staff officers and Donovan in tow.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • U.S. Coast Guard helicopters in Humboldt Bay were searching for the man, who had gone down to the beach with two other friends to take pictures around 10 a.m.

    Waves Hit Hawaii, California; One Man Swept to Sea

  • At 11 a.m., MacArthur went ashore at the Humboldt Bay beach just south of Hollandia with his staff officers and Donovan in tow.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The Humboldt Bay plant on California's northern coast, was shut down in 1976 because of earthquake fears but still holds some spent nuclear fuel on the site.

    Dozens of Reactors in Quake Zones

  • Surfrider went on to win the second-largest Clean Water Act suit in American history, stopping pulp mills from polluting northern California's Humboldt Bay.

    Paul Loeb: 'Soul Of A Citizen': Village Politics -- Rebuilding Engaged Communities

  • Surfrider went on to win the second-largest Clean Water Act suit in American history, stopping pulp mills from polluting northern California's Humboldt Bay.

    Paul Loeb: 'Soul Of A Citizen': Village Politics -- Rebuilding Engaged Communities

  • Although the Smithsonian Institution failed to respond to a letter-writing campaign suggesting that it provide a permanent home for the boat, two Northern California chapters of Veterans for Peace -- in Garberville and Humboldt Bay -- found the idea of preserving the vessel more compelling and voted to establish the Golden Rule Project.

    Lawrence Wittner: The "Golden Rule" will Sail Again

  • (Also worth noting: Glass recently made news for heroically rescuing a would-be suicide jumper into Humboldt Bay).

    Humboldt's Secret Hart Attack

  • “Forgotten But Not Gone: Dioxin Pollution Threatens Humboldt Bay,” 6-1-02, www.wildcalifornia.org/html/publications-article-17.shtml and “Eureka Waterfront Site to Be Cleaned of Dioxin,” 2-21-08, www.humboldtbaykeeper.org/ERSimpson022108.htm.

    Raymond Carver

  • The company has filed for approval of five long-term power agreements, a turnkey contract for a new power plant called Colusa and repowering of its Humboldt Bay power plant for a total of 2,250 additional megawatts by 2010.

    PG&E Posts Solid Q1

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