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ˈhʌd sənhud·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hudson, Hudson Rivernoun

    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 Hudsonnoun

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

  3. Hudson, Henry Hudsonnoun

    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)


  1. Hudsonnoun

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

  2. Hudsonnoun

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


  1. hudson

    Hudson can have several meanings, depending on the context: 1) River: The Hudson River is a major waterway in the northeastern United States, stretching over 300 miles from the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York to the Atlantic Ocean. 2) Name: It is a common given name and surname in English-speaking countries. It originated as a patronymic name meaning "son of Hudd" or "son of Hugh". 3) City: There are several cities and towns named Hudson in the United States. The most notable ones are in New York and Massachusetts. 4) Software: Hudson is also a continuous integration tool written in Java, which runs in a servlet container, such as Apache Tomcat or the GlassFish application server. 5) Fashion brand: Hudson Jeans is a designer denim company based in Los Angeles, California. 6) Car brand: Hudson Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer that operated from 1909 through 1954.


  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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hudson is ranked #214 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hudson surname appeared 134,963 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 46 would have the surname Hudson.

    66.8% or 90,263 total occurrences were White.
    27.4% or 37,007 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 2,969 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 2,969 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 1,134 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 621 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for Hudson »

  1. hounds

  2. unshod

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hudson in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hudson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Hudson in a Sentence

  1. Ben Kallos:

    Now that we are aware of the problem I will be looking into this citywide and I hope I will have the help and support of Hudson Yards.

  2. Westminster Kennel Club:

    We are excited to host the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Lyndhurst, a unique icon of American culture with its park-like landscape and majestic castle overlooking the Hudson River, the wide-open outdoor space at this extraordinary venue allows us to hold a dog show safely while following current social distancing guidelines and public health regulations.

  3. Patrice Derrington:

    This is how urban folk choose to live: a defined neighborhood that represents their values and aspirations, set in amongst others of a different identity, hudson Yards is creating a neighborhood - a mix of buildings for work, sleep and play. The heart of a new 'village' has been created.

  4. Robin Green:

    Dr. Joel Fleischman in nature. Not exactly the man you knew. He couldn't see past the Hudson River if he tried. He liked his fish smoked or preferable hand sliced from Zabars on a sliced bagel served with onions. Nature, to him, was an irritant. Birds didn't sing, they woke him up. A body of water wasn't life, it was a golf hazard..

  5. Kate Hudson:

    The WW partner said. Kate Hudson SHARES GOLDIE HAWN TRIBUTE ON HER MOMS 75TH BIRTHDAY : I LOVE YOU TO INFINITY AND BEYOND As a result, Kate Hudson said Kate Hudson believes learning how far something can be pushed is an important partof kids development.

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