A fishing boat on Pamlico Sound.
Pamlico Sound definition by Webster's New World
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inlet of the Atlantic between the coast of N.C. and narrow offshore islands: c. 80 mi (129 km) long
Origin: earlier Pampticough ; from Algonquian tribal name
Pamlico Sound definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between the eastern coast of North Carolina and a row of low sandy barrier islands. Fish, oysters, and wildlife abound.