Albemarle Sound
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic NE North Carolina

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Albemarle Sound — is a large estuary on the coast of North Carolina in the United States located at the confluence of a group of rivers, including the Chowan and Roanoke. It is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by the Outer Banks, a long barrier peninsula upon… …   Wikipedia

  • Albemarle Sound — (Albemarle Sound) Vista de satélite del Albemarle Sound Ubicación geográfica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Albemarle Sound — Der Albemarle Sound ist ein großes Ästuar an der Küste des Bundesstaates North Carolina in den Vereinigten Staaten. Er liegt an den Zusammenflüssen einer Reihe von Flüssen, darunter der Chowan und Roanoke River. Der Albemarle Sound wird vom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Albemarle Sound — [al′bə märl΄] [after Wm. Keppel, 2d Earl of Albemarle, gov. of colony of Virginia (1737 54)] arm of the Atlantic extending into NE N.C.: c. 60 mi (97 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Albemarle Sound — an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, in NE North Carolina. 60 mi. (97 km) long. * * * Coastal inlet, northeastern North Carolina, U.S. Protected from the Atlantic Ocean by the Outer Banks, it is about 50 mi (80 km) long and 5–14 mi (8–23 km) wide. It… …   Universalium

  • Albemarle Sound — Al′be•marle Sound′ [[t]ˈæl bəˌmɑrl[/t]] n. geg an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, in NE North Carolina. 60 mi. (97 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Albemarle Sound — /ˌælbəmal ˈsaʊnd/ (say .albuhmahl sownd) noun a sound on the Atlantic coast of the US, in north eastern North Carolina. About 96 km long …   Australian English dictionary

  • Albemarle Sound — inlet of the Atlantic, NE North Carolina …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Albemarle Sound — an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, in NE North Carolina. 60 mi. (97 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Albemarle Sound — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Albemarle Sound partof=the American Civil War colour scheme=background:#ffcccc caption=USS Sassacus ramming CSS Albemarle date=May 5, 1864 place=Dare County, North Carolina result=Inconclusive… …   Wikipedia

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