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Cape Cod

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1. (Placename) a long sandy peninsula in SE Massachusetts, between Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic
2. (Architecture) Also called: Cape Cod cottage a one-storey cottage of timber construction with a simple gable roof and a large central chimney: originated on Cape Cod in the 18th century
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Cape′ Cod′


n.
1. a sandy peninsula in SE Massachusetts between Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean: resort towns.
2. a style of house developed mainly on Cape Cod, typically a rectangular one- or one-and-a-half-story cottage with a gable roof and a central chimney.
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Noun1.Cape Cod - a Massachusetts peninsula to the south of Boston extending into the AtlanticCape Cod - a Massachusetts peninsula to the south of Boston extending into the Atlantic; a popular resort area
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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