Baffin Bay

  1. a part of the Arctic Ocean between W Greenland and E Baffin Island.

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How to use Baffin Bay in a sentence

  • By daylight—about five o'clock, after a light meal—we were over Baffin Bay.

    Tarrano the Conqueror | Raymond King Cummings
  • The current continued the wrong way and the floe upon which they were drifting carried them toward Baffin Bay.

    The Greater Republic | Charles Morris

British Dictionary definitions for Baffin Bay

Baffin Bay

/ (ˈbæfɪn) /

  1. part of the Northwest Passage, situated between Baffin Island and Greenland

Origin of Baffin Bay

named after William Baffin, 17th-century English navigator

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