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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hudson Bay(noun)

    an inland sea in northern Canada


  1. Hudson Bay(ProperNoun)

    An inland sea in northeastern Canada.

  2. Origin: From Henry Hudson, English sea explorer


  1. Hudson Bay

    Hudson Bay, sometimes called Hudson's Bay, is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada. It drains a very large area, about 3,861,400 square kilometres, that includes parts of Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Alberta, most of Manitoba, southeastern Nunavut, as well as parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana. The southern arm of Hudson Bay is called James Bay. The Eastern Cree name for Hudson and James Bay is Wînipekw or Wînipâkw, meaning muddy or brackish water. Lake Winnipeg is similarly named by the local Cree, as is the location for the City of Winnipeg.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hudson Bay

    an inland sea in North America, 400 m. long and 100 m. wide, communicating with the Atlantic; discovered by Hudson in 1610. Hudson Bay Company


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hudson bay in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hudson bay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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