- Biscayne Bay
/bis"kayn, bis kayn"/an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the SE coast of Florida, separating the cities of Miami and Miami Beach.
* * *Inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, southeastern U.S. Located along southeastern Florida, it is about 40 mi (64 km) long and 2–10 mi (3–16 km) wide; it forms part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.It is bordered by Miami on the northwest and the Florida Keys on the east. The bay was named for the early explorer El Biscaino, of Viscaya (Biscaya) province, Spain. See also Biscayne National Park.
* * *shallow inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, indenting the southeast coast of Florida, U.S. About 40 miles (65 km) long and up to 10 miles (16 km) wide, the bay covers about 220 square miles (570 square km) and forms a part of the Intracoastal Waterway. The bay connects with the ocean mainly through a passage called the Safety Valve and with Florida Bay to the south through a series of sounds. It is bordered by Miami to the northwest and Miami Beach and several islands to the northeast, with the northernmost Florida Keys lining most of the rest of the eastern portion of the bay. The bay was named for either the Bay of Biscay (Biscay, Bay of), which is part of the Atlantic Ocean north of Spain, or an early explorer called El Biscaino, who came from the Spanish province of Biscaya. Mangroves and sea grasses provide habitat for fish, shellfish, sea turtles, and manatees, particularly in the southern part of the bay, and bird life abounds along its shores and shallow waters. Much of the bay is within Biscayne National Park, which is a popular recreation area.
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Biscayne Bay — ( Bahía Vizcaina , in Spanish) is a lagoon that is approximately 35 miles (56 km) long and up to 8 miles (13 km) wide located on the Atlantic coast of south Florida. It is usually divided for purposes of discussion and analysis into three parts,… … Wikipedia
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Biscayne Bay — geographical name inlet of the Atlantic SE Florida; S part forms Biscayne National Park … New Collegiate Dictionary
Biscayne Bay — /bɪskeɪn ˈbeɪ/ (say biskayn bay) noun a bay in south eastern Florida, US, at the mouth of the Miami River … Australian English dictionary
Biscayne Bay — noun a narrow bay formed by an inlet from the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Florida • Instance Hypernyms: ↑bay, ↑embayment • Part Holonyms: ↑Atlantic, ↑Atlantic Ocean, ↑Florida, ↑Sunshine State, ↑Everglade State, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Biscayne Bay — Bis′cayne Bay′ [[t]ˈbɪs keɪn, bɪsˈkeɪn[/t]] n. geg an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the SE coast of Florida … From formal English to slang
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