[ boo-thee-uh ]

  1. a peninsula in N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole.

  2. Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island.

Words Nearby Boothia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Boothia in a sentence

  • Are we going to the launching base at Boothia, where the manned rockets go up?

    The Secret of the Ninth Planet | Donald Allen Wollheim
  • The adventures of the crew in their retreat from Boothia Land by boat and sledge are recorded in this sketch.

  • The Isthmus of Boothia is crossed by the two chains of lakes discovered by Ross.

    The Central Eskimo | Franz Boas
  • This was at eight o'clock on the morning of the 1st of June, 1831, on the west coast of Boothia.

    The Ocean World: | Louis Figuier
  • All the probabilities were, therefore, in favour of the Russian squadron getting to Boothia Land first.

    The World Masters | George Griffith