Frobisher Bay


noun
  1. an arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending NW into SE Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada.

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How to use Frobisher Bay in a sentence

  • He landed on a headland in Frobisher Bay, and secured an enchanting view of land and sea.

    North-Pole Voyages | Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • The explorers having entered Frobisher Bay, sailed west along its northern shore.

    North-Pole Voyages | Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • From Halls reports it would appear that many are settled in Frobisher Bay.

    The Central Eskimo | Franz Boas
  • In traveling from Kangertlung to Frobisher Bay the river must be crossed.

    The Central Eskimo | Franz Boas
  • Only the road leading from Qasigidjen to Frobisher Bay avoids the river.

    The Central Eskimo | Franz Boas

British Dictionary definitions for Frobisher Bay

Frobisher Bay

/ (ˈfrəʊbɪʃə) /


noun
  1. an inlet of the Atlantic in NE Canada, in the SE coast of Baffin Island

  2. the former name of Iqaluit

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