Minas Basin
geographical name landlocked bay E Canada in central Nova Scotia; the NE extension of Bay of Fundy; connected with it by Minas Channel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Minas Basin — [mī′nəs] [< Fr Le Bassin des Mines, lit., basin of mines, for nearby copper mines] NE arm of the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada: c. 60 mi (97 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Minas Basin — The Minas Basin is an inlet of the Bay of Fundy and a sub basin of the Fundy Basin located in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is known for its extremely high tides. A view of the Southern Bight of the Minas Basin from The Lookoff …   Wikipedia

  • Minas Basin — /muy neuhs/ a bay in E Canada, the easternmost arm of the Bay of Fundy, in N Nova Scotia: noted for its high tides. * * * Eastern inlet of the Bay of Fundy, into central Nova Scotia. Up to 25 mi (40 km) wide and more than 50 mi (80 km) long, it… …   Universalium

  • Minas Basin — Sp Máinaso įlanka Ap Minas Basin L Fandžio įl. dalis, Kanada (N. Škotija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Minas Basin — Mi′nas Ba′sin [[t]ˈmaɪ nəs[/t]] n. geg a bay in E Canada, the easternmost arm of the Bay of Fundy, in N Nova Scotia …   From formal English to slang

  • Minas Basin — /maɪnəs ˈbeɪsən/ (say muynuhs baysuhn) noun a bay in eastern Canada, the north eastern section of the Bay of Fundy …   Australian English dictionary

  • Minas Basin — /muy neuhs/ a bay in E Canada, the easternmost arm of the Bay of Fundy, in N Nova Scotia: noted for its high tides …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minas — (unit) are ancient Near Eastern units of weight, and hence, also units of currency. Minas may also refer to: Places Minas Gerais, Brazil Minas, Uruguay Minas Department, Córdoba Minas Department, Neuquén Minas, Cuba, a municipality in Cuba The… …   Wikipedia

  • basin — basinal, adj. basined, adj. basinlike, adj. /bay seuhn/, n. 1. a circular container with a greater width than depth, becoming smaller toward the bottom, used chiefly to hold water or other liquid, esp. for washing. 2. any container of similar… …   Universalium

  • Minas Gerais — For other uses, see Minas Gerais (disambiguation). State of Minas Gerais   State   …   Wikipedia

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