Chincoteague Bay
geographical name bay Maryland & Virginia on Atlantic coast

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chincoteague Bay — (locally /ˈʃɪŋ.kə.tiːɡ/, /ˈʃɪŋ.kə.tɪɡ/, or /ˌʃɪŋ.kə.ˈtiːɡ/) is a lagoon between the Atlantic barrier islands of Assateague and Chincoteague and the mainland of Worcester County, Maryland and northern Accomack County, Virginia. At the bay s… …   Wikipedia

  • Chincoteague — may refer to: Geography Chincoteague Bay, a bay on the coast of Maryland and Virginia Chincoteague Channel, a channel in Virginia connecting Chincoteague Bay and Chincoteague Inlet Chincoteague Inlet, an inlet on the coast of Virginia… …   Wikipedia

  • Chincoteague Channel — with the swing bridge in the distance Chincoteague Channel is a channel on the Eastern Shore of Virginia between marshlands to the northwest and Chincoteague Island to the southeast. The Chincoteague Channel connects to Chincoteague Bay to the… …   Wikipedia

  • chincoteague — ¦shiŋkə¦tēg, ¦chiŋ noun also chincoteague oyster ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ ( s) Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: from Chincoteague Bay on the Maryland Virginia coast : an American oyster typically from the Chesapeake Bay * * * /shing keuh tee …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chincoteague — /shing keuh teeg , ching /, n. a town on a small island in a lagoon (Chincoteague Bay) in E Virginia: annual wild pony roundup. 1607. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chincoteague Pony — Distinguishing features Average 13.2 hh, all colors. Alternative names Assateague horse Country of origin United States …   Wikipedia

  • Chincoteague, Virginia —   Town   Fishing boats along the waterfront in Chincoteague …   Wikipedia

  • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge — Coordinates: 37°57′15″N 75°19′00″W / 37.95417°N 75.3166667°W / 37.95417; 75.3166667 …   Wikipedia

  • Chincoteague —  for bay, island, and town in Virginia or Maryland …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Chincoteague — Chin•co•teague [[t]ˈʃɪŋ kəˌtig, ˈtʃɪŋ [/t]] n. geg a town on a small island in a lagoon(Chin′coteague Bay′)in E Virginia: annual wild pony roundup. 1607 …   From formal English to slang

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