Banks Island definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago, Canada: part of Inuvik region, Northwest Territories: 27,038 sq mi (70,028 sq km)
Origin: after Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), Eng botanist and amp; explorer
Banks Island definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An island of northern Northwest Territories, Canada, in the Arctic Ocean west of Victoria Island. It is the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago.