\fˈɔːt͡ʃuːn bˈe͡ɪ], \fˈɔːtʃuːn bˈeɪ], \f_ˈɔː_tʃ_uː_n b_ˈeɪ]\
Definitions of FORTUNE BAY
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Under the fisheries treaty of 1871 between the United States and Great Britain, our fishermen were granted a participation in the Newfoundland fishing grounds. In January, 1878, in violation of these provisions, several Gloucester vessels were attacked by the natives at Fortune Bay, and driven away. Great Britain awarded damages of 15,000.
By John Franklin Jameson
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- someone who saves something from danger or violence One who recovers. The demandant in a common recovery, after judgment has been given his favor.