Quinte, Bay of

Quinte, Bay of
geographical name inlet of Lake Ontario in Canada in SE Ontario; connected with Georgian Bay by Trent Canal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quinte, Bay of — Arm of Lake Ontario, southeastern Ontario, Canada. It extends for 75 mi (121 km) from its entrance near Amherst Island to Murray Canal at the western end. A resort area, it is a scenic, narrow bay with many small inlets. Among the major… …   Universalium

  • Quinte, Bay of —    An inlet of Lake Ontario, on the north shore. The name is of Iroquois origin. A number of Cayugas settled here about the middle of the seventeenth century; and in 1668 two Sulpicians, Trouvé and Fénelon, were sent from Montreal to open a… …   The makers of Canada

  • Bay of Quinte —    See Quinte, Bay of …   The makers of Canada

  • Bay of Quinte — The Bay of Quinte is on the northern shore of Lake Ontario.Located about 200 kilometers east of Toronto and 400 west of Montreal, the Bay of Quinte is a long, thin bay in the shape of a letter Z . The northern side of the bay is defined by the… …   Wikipedia

  • bay — bay1 /bay/, n. 1. a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf. 2. South Atlantic States. an arm of a swamp. 3. a recess of land, partly surrounded by hills. 4. an arm of a prairie or swamp,… …   Universalium

  • Quinte West — City of Quinte West Dundas Street in Trenton …   Wikipedia

  • Quinte — The Quinte ( Kwin tee ) Region of the Canadian province of Ontario is comprised of several communities situated along the Bay of Quinte. Belleville, Ontario is the largest city in the Quinte Region, and represents a mid point between Montreal,… …   Wikipedia

  • Quinte West, Ontario — Infobox City official name = City of Quinte West other name = native name = nickname = motto = image caption = Dundas Street in Trenton. mapsize = map caption = pushpin pushpin label position = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = Canada …   Wikipedia

  • Quinte West — geographical name city Canada in SE Ontario at W end of Bay of Quinte population 41,409 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Baie de Quinte — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Quinte (homonymie). 44°08′N 77°16′W / …   Wikipédia en Français

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