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Hudson Bay 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.
inland sea in NE Canada; arm of the Atlantic: c. 475,000 sq mi (1,230,245 sq km)
Origin: after Henry Hudson
Hudson Bay definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An inland sea of east-central Canada connected to the Atlantic Ocean by Hudson Strait, lying between southern Baffin Island and northern Quebec. James Bay is the southern extension of Hudson Bay, which was explored and named by Henry Hudson in 1610.