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Bay of Biscay

spain ocean atlantic northern

Bay of Biscay, section of the Atlantic Ocean adjoining northern Spain and part of the west coast of France. The name is a corruption of “Vizcaya,” the term used by the Basques, an ethnic group populating northern Spain and southern France.

See also: Atlantic Ocean.

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