Arm of the Atlantic, between N Long Island & S Conn.: c. 100 mi (161 km) long.
Long-island-sound Sentence Examples
The first settlers came from the New Haven Colony in 1640; but the Dutch, on account of the exploration of Long Island Sound by Adrian Blok in 1614, laid claim to Greenwich, and as New Haven did nothing to assist the settlers, they consented to union with New Netherland in 1642.
In 1610 a vessel was despatched with merchandise suitable for traffic with the Indians, the voyage resulted in profit, and a lucrative trade in peltry sprang up. Early in 1614 Adriaen Block explored Long Island Sound and discovered Block Island.
from Long Island Sound.
of which the state is drained southward into Long Island Sound by the Connecticut and its tributaries and E.