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Hudson

[huhd-suh n]
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noun
  1. Henry,died 1611?, English navigator and explorer.
  2. William Henry,1841–1922, English naturalist and author.
  3. a river in E New York, flowing S to New York Bay. 306 miles (495 km) long.
  4. a town in central Massachusetts.
  5. a town in S New Hampshire.
  6. a steam locomotive having a four-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and a four-wheeled rear truck.
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British Dictionary definitions for hudson river

Hudson River

noun
  1. a river in E New York State, flowing generally south into Upper New York Bay: linked to the Great Lakes, the St Lawrence Seaway, and Lake Champlain by the New York State Barge Canal and the canalized Mohawk River. Length: 492 km (306 miles)

Hudson

noun
  1. Henry. died 1611, English navigator: he explored the Hudson River (1609) and Hudson Bay (1610), where his crew mutinied and cast him adrift to die
  2. W (illiam) H (enry). 1841–1922, British naturalist and novelist, born in Argentina, noted esp for his romance Green Mansions (1904) and the autobiographical Far Away and Long Ago (1918)
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hudson river in Culture

Hudson River

River that runs north to south in New York state.

Note

Explored by Henry Hudson in the early seventeenth century.
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