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Cape Cod

Cape Cod, a peninsula on the coast of Massachusetts. U.S.A., having a length of 65 miles, by a breadth of about 8 miles, and enclosing in its bend Cape Cod Bay, which opens northwards into Massachusetts Bay, and has on its western shore the port of Plymouth, where the Mayflower disembarked the Pilgrim Fathers (1620). A railway runs part of the way up the peninsula.