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Hudson

[huhd-suh n] /ˈhʌd sən/
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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  • Hudson, whether he knows it or not, is now the chief standard-bearer of another faith.

    Green Mansions W. H. Hudson
  • Once this junction was formed, the Hudson lay open--and after that?

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • The towns are never visited by him, and the Hudson's Bay Company will sell him no liquor.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • He was a true Hudson's Bay man, steadfastly loyal to the Company.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • It was a lovely May afternoon and we had a beautiful ride up the Hudson.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
British Dictionary definitions for Hudson

Hudson

/ˈhʌdsən/
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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