Hudson River


noun

a river in E New York State, flowing generally south into Upper New York Bay: linked to the Great Lakes, the St Lawrence Seaway, and Lake Champlain by the New York State Barge Canal and the canalized Mohawk River. Length: 492 km (306 miles)

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Cultural definitions for Hudson River

Hudson River

River that runs north to south in New York state.

notes for Hudson River

Explored by Henry Hudson in the early seventeenth century.
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