Biscay, Bay of

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Biscay, Bay of Inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, w of France and n of Spain. It is noted for its strong currents, sudden storms and sardine fishing grounds. The chief ports are Bilbao, San Sebastián and Santander in Spain, and La Rochelle, Bayonne and Saint-Nazaire in France.

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