Juan de Fuca

[ wahn di -fyoo-kuh, foo-, joo-uhn ]
/ ˈwɑn dɪ ˈfyu kə, ˈfu-, ˈdʒu ən /

noun

a strait between Vancouver Island and NW Washington. 100 miles (160 km) long; 15–20 miles (24–32 km) wide.

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British Dictionary definitions for Juan de Fuca

Juan de Fuca
/ (ˈdʒuːən dɪ ˈfjuːkə, Spanish xwan de ˈfuka) /

noun

Strait of Juan de Fuca a strait between Vancouver Island (Canada) and NW Washington (US). Length: about 129 km (80 miles). Width: about 24 km (15 miles)
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