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Hud·son

 (hŭd′sən), Henry Died 1611.
English navigator who, sailing under the Dutch flag, explored what was eventually named the Hudson River (1609). On a later English expedition, he was set adrift in a boat in Hudson Bay by his mutinous crew (1611).

Hudson

, William Henry 1841-1922.
British naturalist and writer whose works include Green Mansions (1904).
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Hudson

(ˈhʌdsən)
n
1. (Biography) 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
2. (Biography) 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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Hud•son

(ˈhʌd sən)

n.
1. Henry, died 1611?, English navigator and explorer.
2. William Henry, 1841–1922, English naturalist and author.
3. a river in E New York, flowing S to New York Bay. 306 mi. (495 km) long.
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Hudson

The Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, MI was formed in 1909, and was initially financed by J. L. Hudson of Detroit. In 1954, it combined with Nash to form American Motors.
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Noun1.Hudson - a New York riverHudson - a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
2.Hudson - English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
3.Hudson - English navigator who discovered the Hudson RiverHudson - English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611)
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We passed the remaining hours of daylight--some basking in the sunshine, some sketching, some collecting; Hudson made tea, I coffee, and at length we retired, each one to his blanket bag.
For the greater part of the way there was no occasion, indeed, for the rope, and sometimes Hudson led, sometimes myself.
"Head-keeper Hudson, we believe, had been now told to receive all orders for fly-paper and for preservation of your hen-pheasant's life."
But it was of tremendous value to the telephone business at that time to have at its head a man of Hudson's intellectual and moral calibre.
His objects were to ascertain the breadth of the continent at its broadest part, and to determine on some place on the shores of the Pacific, where government might establish a post to facilitate the discovery of a northwest passage, or a communication between Hudson's Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
A fierce competition ensued between them and their old rivals, the Hudson's Bay Company; which was carried on at great cost and sacrifice, and occasionally with the loss of life.
"It was at the shop of Morse Hudson, who has a place for the sale of pictures and statues in the Kennington Road.
The party crossed the Hudson in the Jersey City ferryboat, and drove in a carriage to the St.
Perhaps no district throughout the wide extent of the intermediate frontiers can furnish a livelier picture of the cruelty and fierceness of the savage warfare of those periods than the country which lies between the head waters of the Hudson and the adjacent lakes.
He sat at a worm-eaten desk, covered with files of waiters' checks so old that I was sure the bottomest one was for clams that Hendrik Hudson had eaten and paid for.
As I sit here tonight in my little study overlooking the Hudson, just twenty years have elapsed since I first opened my eyes upon Mars.
Hudson?' And now he has slammed off to his room, but I can hear him walking away the same as ever.