Davis Strait


noun

a strait between Canada and Greenland, connecting Baffin Bay and the Atlantic. 200–500 miles (320–800 km) wide.

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Davis Strait

noun

a strait between Baffin Island, in Canada, and Greenland

Word Origin for Davis Strait

named after John Davis (??1550–1605), English navigator
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