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Bay of Bengal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bay of Bengal an arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India
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Usage

In literature:

When it was opened like a great brown purse, there lay the wealth of the Bay of Bengal!
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
At Sumatra they were detained five months by stress of weather, till at last they reached the Bay of Bengal.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
This was the company's first settlement in the Bay of Bengal.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
It is a most fruitful land, never visited by the famines which ravage India proper, the land west of the Bay of Bengal.
"A Tour of the Missions" by Augustus Hopkins Strong
BARREN ISLAND, a volcanic island in the Bay of Bengal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
A day's journey northward by railroad brings us to Madras, situated upon the Bay of Bengal.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
We must have travelled now more than half way across the Bay of Bengal with such a driving wind as this behind us.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 26, February 1893" by Various
Ceylon lies on the farther side of the Bay of Bengal.
"Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century" by W. H. Davenport Adams
Bay of Bengal, its depth, recent deposits in, &c., 279.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
Calcutta in an angle of the Bay of Bengal, at 22 deg.
"The Philosophy of the Weather" by Thomas Belden Butler
AN'DAMANS, a chain of islands on the east side of the Bay of Bengal, the principal being the North, Middle, South, and Little Andamans.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Of the islands in the Bay of Bengal the Nicobar and Andaman groups are alone worth notice.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
This continued all down the Bay of Bengal.
"Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar" by George Smith
Falls into the Bay of Bengal.
"The River-Names of Europe" by Robert Ferguson
At last, with a lowered voice, she spoke of the worst danger they had ever been through, a typhoon in the Bay of Bengal.
"A Northern Countryside" by Rosalind Richards
Bengal, Bay of, cyclones in, 149.
"Climatic Changes" by Ellsworth Huntington
We had already been twice as long on the Bay of Bengal as in crossing the Atlantic.
"From Egypt to Japan" by Henry M. Field
Fa-Hien entered India from Afghanistan, and journeyed down the whole Gangetic valley to the Bay of Bengal in A.D. 399-413.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
A splendid drive and promenade has been built on the shore of the Bay of Bengal.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
Four days later, while tossing in the bay of Bengal on the SS.
"In Search of El Dorado" by Alexander MacDonald
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In poetry:

And there isn't a build, and there isn't a rig,
Be it fast or slow or little or big,
From Chapman Light to the Bay of Bengal,
But Lieutenant Shellback knows 'em all.
"Lieutenant Shellback R.N.R." by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

For 2nd time in 2 weeks, overloaded boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes in Bay of Bengal .
German satellite crashed over Asia's Bay of Bengal .
At least 18 fishermen drowned Saturday after their boats capsized in the Bay of Bengal off the port of Chittagong, The Bangladesh Observer reported today.
BHUTAN TO THE BAY OF BENGAL.
He comes to Green Bay with some numbers, 1,000 plus yards in each of his past 3 seasons as a Bengal, but he is 29 years old and a lot of his yards come the old fashioned way, he earns them after contact.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco does the Lambeau leap into friendly orange territory after a touchdown Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, to the thrill of a bewigged Mike Bergs.
People walk on the Marina beach after the same is flooded with sea water on the Bay of Bengal coast in Chennai, India, Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012.
More than 100,000 people were evacuated from their homes Wednesday as a tropical storm approached southern India from the Bay of Bengal, officials said.
India Meteorological Department (Satellite image showing the deep depression over Bay of Bengal).
Fishermen stand by their boats on the island of Shweri Chai where villagers traditionally extract oil from underground deposits, in the Bay of Bengal, off the western city of Sittwe, capital of Rakhine State.
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