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.
You appear to me to have fished more frequently in the Gulf of Gascony than in the Channel," said Monk, smiling.
For the second consecutive year, the European Commission is proposing reduced total allowable catches (TACs) for anchovies in the Gulf of Gascony for the fishing campaign 2013-2014.