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Bay of Pigs a bay on the SW coast of Cuba, scene of an unsuccessful attempt in 1961 by US-backed Cuban exiles to invade the country and overthrow the regime of Fidel Castro.

pigs might fly impossible, an impossibility; used ironically to express disbelief. Pigs fly in the air with their tails forward was a proverbial saying in the 17th century.

See also pig, piggy.

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