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Cape Cod

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′

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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Squint a little and you see a time-honored traditional Cape Cod cottage.
She loved her family, vacationing and living at the Cape, and adored her own Cape Cod cottage in West Dennis, gifted to her by her husband as a surprise.
"A pen-and-ink (picture of) Ganesha, his belly as plump as a Chinatown Buddha, greets visitors to my Cape Cod cottage," says Prothero, himself a prolific writer.

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