Henry, Cape

Henry, Cape
geographical name headland SE Virginia S of entrance to Chesapeake Bay

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Henry,Cape — Henry, Cape A promontory of southeast Virginia at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay east of Norfolk. * * * …   Universalium

  • Henry, Cape — Promontory, at the southern entrance to Chesapeake Bay, southeastern Virginia, U.S. Located in Virginia Beach city, it is opposite Cape Charles, to which it is connected by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. It is the site of Cape Henry Memorial,… …   Universalium

  • Cape Henry Light — Cape Henry Lighthouse U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark …   Wikipedia

  • Henry — /hen ree/, n. 1. Joseph, 1797 1878, U.S. physicist. 2. O., pen name of William Sydney Porter. 3. Patrick, 1736 99, American patriot, orator, and statesman. 4. Cape, a cape in SE Virginia at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. 5. Fort. See …   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

  • henry — /hen ree/, n., pl. henries, henrys. Elect. the SI unit of inductance, formally defined to be the inductance of a closed circuit in which an electromotive force of one volt is produced when the electric current in the circuit varies uniformly at a …   Universalium

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  • Henry Thoreau — Henry David Thoreau Pour les articles homonymes, voir Thoreau (homonymie). Henry David Thoreau …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cape Henry — is a cape on the Atlantic shore of Virginia in the independent city of Virginia Beach. It is the southern boundary of the entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Across the mouth of the bay to the north is Cape Charles. Named for sons of King James I of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Henry Memorial — IUCN Kategorie V …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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