an island in the Arctic Ocean, NW of Greenland: a part of Canada. 76,600 sq. mi. (198,400 sq. km).
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How to use Ellesmere Island in a sentence
Before the mid-1990s, the North Pole had been drifting toward the western edge of Canada’s Ellesmere Island.Climate change may have changed the direction of the North Pole’s drift | Sid Perkins | April 28, 2021 | Science News
British Dictionary definitions for Ellesmere Island
a Canadian island in the Arctic Ocean: part of Nunavut; mountainous, with many glaciers. Area: 212 688 sq km (82 119 sq miles)
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