Bay of Biscay

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Noun1.Bay of Biscay - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western EuropeBay of Biscay - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe; bordered by the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
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In the meantime, with the first gray lines that lighted up the heavens, the canoe hoisted its little sail, which, swelling with the kisses of the breeze, and carrying them rapidly from the coast, made bravest way towards Spain, across the dreaded Gulf of Gascony, so rife with storms.
There are department stores and bars and restaurants aplenty in the town, perched high above a long beach with a good view of Spain over the Gulf of Gascony and - quelle surprise, as the French say - more of those sizeable waves much prized by surfers and children keen on being knocked down by the sea.
There are department stores and bars and restaurants aplenty in the town, perched high above a long beach with a good view of Spain over the Gulf of Gascony and - quelle surprise as the French say - more of those sizeable waves much prized by surfers and children keen on being knocked down by the sea.