Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
arm of Hudson Bay, extending south into NE Ontario & NW Quebec: c. 275 mi (443 km) long
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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.
The southern arm of Hudson Bay, in east-central Canada between northeast Ontario and western Quebec. It was sighted by Henry Hudson in 1610 but named for the English captain Thomas James (1593?-1635?), who explored much of the bay in 1631.