Minas BasinMi·nas Basin
NE arm of the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada: c. 60 mi (97 km) long
Origin of Minas Basinfrom French Le Bassin des Mines, literally , basin of mines, for nearby copper mines
An arm of the Bay of Fundy extending into west-central Nova Scotia, Canada. It is connected with the bay by the Minas Channel.