Bristol Channel

Bristol Channel
Bristol Chan|nel
the Bristol Channel
an area of water between South Wales and southwest England which goes from the Atlantic Ocean to the mouth of the Severn River

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Bristol Channel — an inlet of the Atlantic, between S Wales and SW England, extending to the mouth of the Severn estuary. 85 mi. (137 km) long. * * * Inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, southwestern England. It extends about 85 mi (135 km) between southern Wales and… …   Universalium

  • Bristol Channel — geographical name channel between S Wales & SW England …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • BRISTOL CHANNEL —    an inlet in SW. of England, between S. Wales and Devon and Cornwall, 8 m. in length, from 5 to 43 in breadth, and with a depth of from 5 to 40 fathoms; is subject to very high tides, and as such dangerous to shipping; numerous rivers flow into …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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