An independent city of southeast Virginia south of Norfolk. Originally the southern portion of Norfolk County, its vast area includes residential communities, farmland, and a section of the Dismal Swamp.
Other Word Forms of Chesapeake
Chesapeake Sentence Examples
I know you don't go for a midnight swim on a dark beach by yourself, especially in the Chesapeake Bay.
The city is served by the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Louisville & Nashville, and the Frankfort & Cincinnati railways, by the Central Kentucky Traction Co.
Although greatly disappointed at the return of the first colony, Raleigh despatched another company, consisting of 121 persons under John White, with instructions to remove the plantation to the shore of Chesapeake Bay.
Just as the negotiations were re-opened, however, the questions were further complicated and their settlement delayed by the attack of the British ship " Leopard upon the American frigate " Chesapeake."
The canal was completed in 1829; in 1907 a commission appointed by the president to report on a route for a waterway between Chesapeake and Delaware bays selected the route of this canal.