inlet of the Pacific in NW Wash.: c. 100 mi (161 km) long
after Lt. Peter Puget of the Vancouver expedition (1792)
See Puget Sound in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A deep inlet of the Pacific Ocean in western Washington extending south from the Strait of Juan de Fuca through Admiralty Inlet. It was explored and named by Capt. George Vancouver for his aide, Peter Puget, in 1792.