HyperDic: embayment

English > 1 sense of the word embayment:
NOUNobjectembayment, bayan indentation of a shoreline larger / larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
embayment > pronunciation
Soundsehmbey'mahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > embayment: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningAn indentation of a shoreline larger / larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf.
Synonymbay
InstancesAbukir, Abukir BayA bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt
Andaman SeaPart of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula
Bay of BengalAn arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India
Bay of BiscayAn arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe
Bay of FundyA bay of the North Atlantic between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Bay of NaplesAn arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea at Naples
Biscayne BayA narrow bay formed by an inlet from the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Florida
Bo Hai, Po HaiAn inlet of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of Eastern China
Buzzards BayAn inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Massachusetts
Cape Cod BayThe southern part of Massachusetts Bay
Chesapeake BayA large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland
Delaware BayAn inlet of the North Atlantic
Galveston BayAn arm of the Gulf of Mexico in Texas to the south of Houston
Galway BayA bay of the North Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland
Hangzhou BayA bay formed by an inlet of the East China Sea
James BayThe southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario
Korea BayAn inlet of the Yellow Sea between the Liaodong Peninsula in China and western Korea
Massachusetts BayAn inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off of eastern Massachusetts extending from Cape Ann on the north to Cape Cod on the south
Minamata BayA bay on the west coast of Kyushu
Mobile BayA bay of the Gulf of Mexico
Monterey BayAn inlet of the Pacific Ocean in western California
Moreton BayAn arm of the Tasman Sea forming a bay to the east of Brisbane
Narragansett BayA deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Rhode Island
New York BayA bay of the North Atlantic
Osaka BayA bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu
Penobscot BayAn inlet of the Atlantic in eastern Maine
Prudhoe BayA bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968
San Diego BayA bay of the Pacific in southern California
San Francisco BayA bay of the Pacific in western California
Sea of Azov, Sea of Azof, Sea of AzoffA bay of the Black Sea between Russia and the Ukraine
Tampa BayAn arm of the Gulf of Mexico in west central Florida
Part ofseaA division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
NarrowerGuantanamo BayAn inlet of the Caribbean Sea
bightA broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishbahía
Catalanbadia

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