Puget Sound

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Pu·get Sound

The southeast part of the Salish Sea in western Washington, extending south from the Strait of Juan de Fuca through Admiralty Inlet. The cities of Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia are along its shores.

Puget Sound

(Placename) an inlet of the Pacific in NW Washington. Length: about 130 km (80 miles)

Pu′get Sound′

(ˈpyu dʒɪt)
an arm of the Pacific, in NW Washington.
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Noun1.Puget Sound - an inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington StatePuget Sound - an inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington State
Evergreen State, WA, Washington - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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She was behind time, an' around the Puget Sound ports we worked like niggers, storing cargo-mixed freight, if you know what that means.
Next he engaged passage on the steamship Umatilla, sailing for Seattle and Puget Sound ports at daylight.
Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide- water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego.
It was made to order, upon Puget Sound, an' it was tested out all the way down here.
Vance stated, "We are fortunate to have the opportunity to partner with Puget Sound Bank, located in Bellevue, Washington, which is one of the fastest growing markets in the Northwest and expands our presence in King County.
NASDAQ: HFWA) has closed the acquisition of Washington, US-based Puget Sound Bancorp, Inc.
Puget Sound is one of the Pacific Northwests most cherished cultural and environmental treasures, and this announcement is great news for Washington state families who benefit from the important role it plays in our states economy and ecology, said Senator Murray.
Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: HFWA), the parent company of Heritage Bank, and Puget Sound Bancorp Inc.
01% in the first quarter, Puget Sound Bank continues to perform at or above profitability levels for high-performing banks.
The centerpiece of the contract is the Navy's submarine base in Bangor, WA, located on the Hood Canal, which opens onto Puget Sound and into the Pacific Ocean.
To figure out why, the researchers began sampling female fish monthly, throughout a year, at two sites: the polluted downtown industrial region, known as Elliott Bay, and Pilot Point, a northern and relatively clean section of Puget Sound.
Pollution control, growth management, land preservation, and new forestry techniques give the Puget Sound basin a fighting chance.