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Biscay, Bay of

Line breaks: Bay of Bis¦cay
Pronunciation: /ˈbɪskeɪ
 
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Definition of Biscay, Bay of in English:

A part of the North Atlantic between the north coast of Spain and the west coast of France, noted for its strong currents and storms. The shipping forecast area Biscay extends approximately as far west as the longitude of Gijón in Spain.

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