Definitions for hudsonˈhʌd sən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Hud•sonˈhʌd sən(n.)

  1. Henry, died 1611?, English navigator and explorer.

    Category: Biography

  2. William Henry, 1841–1922, English naturalist and author.

    Category: Biography

  3. a river in E New York, flowing S to New York Bay. 306 mi. (495 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hudson, Hudson River(noun)

    a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century

  2. Hudson, W. H. Hudson, William Henry Hudson(noun)

    English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)

  3. Hudson, Henry Hudson(noun)

    English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611)

Wiktionary

  1. Hudson(ProperNoun)

    A river in America that flows through New York into the Atlantic Ocean.

  2. Hudson(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. and elsewhere.

Freebase

  1. Hudson

    Hudson is a city located along the west border of Columbia County, New York, United States. The city is named after the adjacent Hudson River and ultimately after the explorer Henry Hudson. Hudson is the county seat of Columbia County. Hudson is paired with Pallisa, Uganda, as a sister city.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hudson

    in New York State, one of the most picturesque of North American rivers, rises amid the Adirondack Mountains, and from Glen's Fall flows S. to New York Bay, having a course of 350 m.; is navigable for steamboats as far as Albany, 145 m. from its mouth. It has valuable fisheries.

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