Definition of Mobile Bay
1. Noun. A bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River.
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment
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Literary usage of Mobile Bay
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Mobile Bay was visited by the Spaniards in 1511 and was the original seat of ... Fort Bowyer at the mouth of Mobile Bay was retaken by the British but again ..."
2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"A project is which flows into Mobile Bay and is navigable under consideration in Ohio for the construction to Aberdeen in Mississippi. ..."
3. A History of the United States Navy from 1775 to 1902 by Edgar Stanton Maclay (1902)
"Vicksburg, James, John H Mobile Bay. Johnson. Henry Mobile Bay. Jones, Andrew Mobile Bay. ... Jones, John Sinking of the Monitor Jones, John E Mobile Bay. ..."
4. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1899)
""In the lofty courage and stern determination which plucked victory out of the very jaws of defeat, tibe battle of Mobile Bay was to the career of Farragut ..."
5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"A few weeks more, and the tide set decisively in favour of the North ; the action in Mobile Bay enabled the Administration to bridge the period of suspense. ..."