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a Canadian island in the Arctic Ocean, between Greenland and N Canada. About 1,000 miles (1,600 km) long; 190,000 sq. mi. (492,000 sq. km).
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Also called Baffin Land .
Words nearby Baffin Island
Bafana Bafana, baff, baffies, Baffin, Baffin Bay, Baffin Island, baffle, baffled, bafflegab, baffleplate, baffling
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How to use Baffin Island in a sentence
Notes on the mammals of south and central west Baffin Island.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
They crossed on sleds to Baffin Island and in homemade boats to Greenland.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
British Dictionary definitions for Baffin Island
the largest island of the Canadian Arctic, between Greenland and Hudson Bay. Area: 476 560 sq km (184 000 sq miles)
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