Cod, Cape

Cod, Cape
geographical name peninsula 65 miles (105 kilometers) long SE Massachusetts • Cape Codder noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cod,Cape — Cod (kŏd), Cape A hook shaped peninsula of southeast Massachusetts extending east and north into the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing, whaling, and shipping were important here until the late 1800s; the economy today is based largely on tourism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cod, Cape — ▪ peninsula, Massachusetts, United States       hooked sandy peninsula of glacial origin comprising most of Barnstable county, southeastern Massachusetts, U.S. It extends 65 miles (105 km) into the Atlantic Ocean, has a breadth of 1–20 miles… …   Universalium

  • Cod, Cape — penin, SE Massachusetts …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • cape — cape1 [kāp] n. [Fr < OProv capa < LL cappa, cape, hooded cloak] a sleeveless outer garment hanging over the back and shoulders and often fastening at the neck cape2 [kāp] n. [ME & OFr < ML caput, headland < L, HEAD] a piece of land… …   English World dictionary

  • Cod — bzw. CoD und COD bezeichnen: als Cod: Fische der Gattung: Microgadus, siehe Tomcod Gadus morhua, siehe Kabeljau Ruvettus pretiosus:„Cod Fish“; siehe Ölfisch USS Cod (SS 224), US amerikanisches U Boot als Abkürzung CoD oder COD: Demokratische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cape Cod cottage — ☆ Cape Cod cottage n. 〚after COD Cape〛 a rectangular house one or one and one half stories high, with a gable roof * * * …   Universalium

  • Cape Cod cottage — ☆ Cape Cod cottage n. [after COD Cape] a rectangular house one or one and one half stories high, with a gable roof …   English World dictionary

  • Cape Cod — This article is about the area of Massachusetts. For other uses, see Cape Cod (disambiguation). For other uses, see Cod (disambiguation). Coordinates: 41°41′20″N 70°17′49″W /  …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Cod Canal — a canal in SE Massachusetts, connecting Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Bay. 8 mi. (13 km) long. * * * ▪ waterway, Massachusetts, United States       artificial waterway in southeastern Massachusetts, U.S. A part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway,… …   Universalium

  • cape — cape1 caped, adj. /kayp/, n., v., caped, caping. n. 1. a sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to a coat or other outer garment. 2. the capa of a… …   Universalium

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