Jervis Bay

geographical name
Jer·​vis Bay | \ ˈjär-vis How to pronounce Jervis Bay (audio) \

Definition of Jervis Bay

inlet of the Pacific in southeastern Australia on the southeast coast of New South Wales on which is situated a district (area 28 square miles, or 73 square kilometers) that is part of the Australian Capital Territory

Note: On the south shore of Jervis Bay is Jervis Bay Territory, which is administered by the Australian Capital Territory and has an area of 28 square miles (73 square kilometers).

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“Jervis Bay.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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