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Definition 1: an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for embayment in the sense of this definition

(embayment is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is a kind of embayment ) an inlet of the Caribbean Sea; a United States naval station was established on the bay in 1903

(... is a kind of embayment ) a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline

"the Bight of Benin" "the Great Australian Bight"

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt

(... is an instance of embayment) an arm of the Tasman Sea forming a bay to the east of Brisbane

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in western California

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay on the west coast of Kyushu; in the 1950s industrial wastes caused mercury poisoning among the Japanese people who ate fish from Minamata Bay

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off of eastern Massachusetts extending from Cape Ann on the north to Cape Cod on the south

(... is an instance of embayment) a deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Rhode Island

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the Atlantic in eastern Maine

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the Pacific in southern California

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the Pacific in western California

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the Black Sea between Russia and the Ukraine

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the Yellow Sea between the Liaodong Peninsula in China and western Korea

(... is an instance of embayment) the southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay formed by an inlet of the East China Sea

(... is an instance of embayment) part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula

(... is an instance of embayment) an arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India

(... is an instance of embayment) an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe; bordered by the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the North Atlantic between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; noted for rapid tides as great as 70 feet

(... is an instance of embayment) an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea at Naples

(... is an instance of embayment) a narrow bay formed by an inlet from the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Florida

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of Eastern China

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Massachusetts

(... is an instance of embayment) the southern part of Massachusetts Bay

(... is an instance of embayment) a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River

(... is an instance of embayment) an inlet of the North Atlantic; fed by the Delaware River

(... is an instance of embayment) an arm of the Gulf of Mexico in Texas to the south of Houston

(... is an instance of embayment) a bay of the North Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland

(... is an instance of embayment) an arm of the Gulf of Mexico in west central Florida

(... is part of embayment) a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

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