BAY


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AcronymDefinition
BAYBurnham Area Youth (Bridgwater, Somerset, England, UK)
BAYBelle Aire Youth (Tennessee)
BAYBaia Mare, Romania (airport code)
BAYBrooklyn Atlantic Yards (New York)
BAYBank of Ayudhya (Bangkok, Thailand)
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When the ship had sailed safely into the bay where it could not be seen from the open sea, the Doctor said he would get off on to the island to look for water--because there was none left to drink on his ship.
But I am not rich enough to afford a horse," he said, approaching her to pat the bay, having placed the bicycle against a tree.
Admiral Chateau-Renaud had the rashness to obey this injunction, and the galleons entered Vigo Bay.
These they were waiting to traffic with a resident trader of the Hudson's Bay Company, who was stationed among them, and with whom they were accustomed to deal.
PASSAGE FROM THE CRUISING GROUND TO THE MARQUESAS--SLEEPY TIMES ABOARD SHIP--SOUTH SEA SCENERY--LAND HO--THE FRENCH SQUADRON DISCOVERED AT ANCHOR IN THE BAY OF NUKUHEVA--STRANGE PILOT-- ESCORT OF CANOES--A FLOTILLA OF COCOANUTS--SWIMMING VISITORS--THE DOLLY BOARDED BY THEM--STATE OF AFFAIRS THAT ENSUE
But, as I was saying, take the whole coast along, I know it as well as the way from here to the Bold Dragoon; and a devil of acquaintance is that Bay of Biscay.
Captain Gray did not ascend the river farther than the bay in question, which continues to bear his name.
Traffic making Table Mountain coastwise keep all lights from Three Anchor Bay at least two thousand feet under, and do not round to till East of E.
If you know the post-office you must have seen Ethan Frome drive up to it, drop the reins on his hollow-backed bay and drag himself across the brick pavement to the white colonnade: and you must have asked who he was.
George came to Marvis Bay at about five o'clock one evening in July.
The nightmare of that flight down the Ugambi with the hideous horde racing after him by day and by night, now abreast of him, now lost in the mazes of the jungle far behind for hours and once for a whole day, only to reappear again upon his trail grim, relentless, and terrible, reduced the Russian from a strong and robust man to an emaciated, white-haired, fear-gibbering thing before ever the bay and the ocean broke upon his hopeless vision.
One Sunday, late in the afternoon, found Daylight across the bay in the Piedmont hills back of Oakland.