Hudson

[ huhd-suh n ]
/ ˈhʌd sən /

noun

Henry,died 1611?, English navigator and explorer.
William Henry,1841–1922, English naturalist and author.
a river in E New York, flowing S to New York Bay. 306 miles (495 km) long.
a town in central Massachusetts.
a town in S New Hampshire.
a steam locomotive having a four-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and a four-wheeled rear truck.

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Hudson
/ (ˈhʌdsən) /

noun

Henry. died 1611, English navigator: he explored the Hudson River (1609) and Hudson Bay (1610), where his crew mutinied and cast him adrift to die
W (illiam) H (enry). 1841–1922, British naturalist and novelist, born in Argentina, noted esp for his romance Green Mansions (1904) and the autobiographical Far Away and Long Ago (1918)
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