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bay

noun [C] uk   /beɪ/ us  

bay noun [C] (COAST)

B1 a part of the coast where the land curves in so that the sea is surrounded by land on three sides: We sailed into a beautiful, secluded bay. Dublin Bay the Bay of NaplesBays and gulfsCoasts and beaches

bay noun [C] (SPACE)

a partly surrounded or marked space: Visitors must park their cars in the marked bays.
See also
Space - general wordsAreas of land in general

bay noun [C] (TREE)

(also bay tree) a small evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that has leaves that are used to add flavour to cookingTypes of evergreen and coniferous tree

bay noun [C] (HORSE)

a brown horseDescriptions of animal (non-human) markingsHorses and similar animals

bay

verb [I] uk   /beɪ/ us  
(of dogs and wolves) to make a long, deep cry repeatedlyAnimal (non-human) sounds
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