How to use Chesapeake-bay in a sentence

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  • I know you don't go for a midnight swim on a dark beach by yourself, especially in the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Norfolk wants us to dig around up here before they go bust­ing their backsides trying to drag the Chesapeake Bay for a body.

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  • But it looked like Parkside could wash its hands of Wasserman's death—there was no way he'd float­ed out of their land-locked jurisdiction to the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Dean hadn't given that much thought but he remembered what Vinnie Baratto had said about the Maryland eastern shore and explained it was across the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • If he guessed correctly, the Chesapeake Bay was on his right, so he turned in that direc­tion.

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  • She's convinced her husband is somewhere on the bottom of Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Although greatly disappointed at the return of the first colony, Raleigh despatched another company, consisting of 121 persons under John White, with instructions to remove the plantation to the shore of Chesapeake Bay.

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  • All these varieties were represented at the annual show of the Kennel Club in the autumn of 1905, and at the representative exhibition of America held under the management of the Westminster Kennel Club in the following spring the classification was substantially the same, additional breeds, however, being Boston terriers - practically unknown in England, - Chesapeake Bay dogs, Chihuahuas, Papillons and Roseneath terriers.

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  • The entrance from Chesapeake Bay is defended by Fortress Monroe on Old Point Comfort and by Fort Wood on a small island called the Rip Raps near the middle of the channel; and at Portsmouth, a few miles up the Elizabeth river, is, an important United States navy-yard.

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  • It is situated in the eastern part of the peninsula formed by Chesapeake Bay and the estuary of the Delaware river.

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  • Its railway mileage in January 1907 was J33.6 m.; the Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington (Pennsylvania system), the Baltimore & Philadelphia (Baltimore & Ohio system), and the Wilmington & Northern (Philadelphia & Reading system) cross the northern part of the state, while the Delaware railway (leased by the Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington) runs the length of the state below Wilmington, and another line, the Maryland, Delaware & Virginia (controlled by the Baltimore, Chesapeake & Atlantic railway, which is related to the Pennsylvania system), connects Lewes, Del., with Love Point, Md., on the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • A small part of the state, in the W., drains to the Ohio, and thence, by way of the Mississippi, to the Gulf of Mexico; and a much larger area drains into the Susquehanna, entering the head of Chesapeake Bay.

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  • The waters of the Chesapeake Bay are especially rich in oysters and crabs, and there, also, shad, alewives, " striped " (commonly called " rock ") bass, menhaden, white perch and weak-fish (" sea-trout ") occur in large numbers.

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  • He had opposed the grant of the Maryland charter, had established a trading post on Kent Island in Chesapeake Bay in 1631, and when commanded to submit to the new government he and his followers offered armed resistance.

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  • As much more than one-half of the population and resources of the colonists lay north of Chesapeake Bay - New England alone having an estimated population of over 700,000 persons - it was only a question as to what point in this area should be made the future base of operations.

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  • Along the shores of Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are low, sandy beaches, often enclosing lagoons or salt marshes.

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  • There are valuable oyster fisheries in Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Steamboats plying on Chesapeake Bay connect Alexandria with Norfolk.

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  • In 1 775 Patrick Henry organized a regiment of militia and compelled the governor to seek safety on board an English man-of-war in Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Among these, in March 1785, were the commissioners from Virginia and Maryland, who met at Alexandria to form a commercial code for Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac, and made an opportunity to visit Mount Vernon.

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  • On account of the importations from Canada, Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes, the mackerel, cod and menhaden fisheries declined, especially after 1860, and the oyster and lobster fisheries are not as important as formerly.

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  • But it looked like Parkside could wash its hands of Wasserman's death—there was no way he'd float­ed out of their land-locked jurisdiction to the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • It is marked off from the Piedmont Plateau by a " Fall Line " extending from Washington (D.C.) north-east through Baltimore to a point a little south of the north-east corner of the state, and is divided by the Chesapeake Bay into two parts known as the East Shore and the West Shore.

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  • It is located at the base of the Chesapeake Bay and is known as a vacation hotspot thanks to its abundant sightseeing opportunities.

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  • The Chesapeake Bay Retriever was bred to retrieve from the water, so these dogs actually have webbed toes that help them swim more efficiently.

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  • Do you ever wonder where the money comes from to clean up the Chesapeake Bay?

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