a sparsely inhabited region of tundra in N Canada, especially in the area W of Hudson Bay.
Also called Barren Lands.
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the Barren Lands a region of tundra in N Canada, extending westwards from Hudson Bay: sparsely inhabited, chiefly by InuitAlso known as: the Barren Grounds
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