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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).

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)

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.

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
The governor has never held up his head from that evening, and now the life has been crushed out of him and his heart broken, all through this accursed Hudson.
Every man in his place, trying to give a little better service than yesterday--that was the keynote of the Hudson period.
When the message rate was fairly well established, Hudson died--fell suddenly to the ground as he was about to step into a railway carriage.
It was at the shop of Morse Hudson, who has a place for the sale of pictures and statues in the Kennington Road.
Some little time ago he purchased from Morse Hudson two duplicate plaster casts of the famous head of Napoleon by the French sculptor, Devine.
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.