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An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean separating the Delmarva Peninsula from mainland Maryland and Virginia. Explored and charted by John Smith in 1608, it is an important link in the Intracoastal Waterway.
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(Placename) the largest inlet of the Atlantic in the coast of the US: bordered by Maryland and Virginia
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an inlet of the Atlantic, in Maryland and Virginia. 200 mi. (320 km) long; 4–40 mi. (6–64 km) wide.
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|Noun||1.||Chesapeake Bay - a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River|
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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