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Hudson Bay

An inland sea of east-central Canada. It is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Hudson Strait, which runs between southern Baffin Island and northern Quebec.

Hudson Bay

(ˈhʌdsən)
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(Placename) an inland sea in NE Canada: linked with the Atlantic by Hudson Strait; the S extension forms James Bay; discovered in 1610 by Henry Hudson. Area (excluding James Bay): 647 500 sq km (250 000 sq miles)

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a large inland sea in N Canada. 850 mi. (1370 km) long; 600 mi. (965 km) wide; 400,000 sq. mi. (1,036,000 sq. km).
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Noun1.Hudson Bay - an inland sea in northern CanadaHudson Bay - an inland sea in northern Canada  
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
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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.
A still more formidable opposition was organized in the Hudson's Bay Company, chartered by Charles II.
Suddenly an unmistakable cat-owl from very near me, with the most harsh and tremendous voice I ever heard from any inhabitant of the woods, responded at regular intervals to the goose, as if determined to expose and disgrace this intruder from Hudson's Bay by exhibiting a greater compass and volume of voice in a native, and boo-hoo him out of Concord horizon.
Here stood the old Hudson's Bay Company fort; and here were many Indians, much food, and unprecedented excitement.
It was a difficult quarter for the Bay due to the continued negative impact of additional retail selling space, highly competitive promotional activity and weakness in apparel sales," says Hudson's Bay president and chief executive officer George Heller.
The wealthy Selkirk, who owned a large interest in the Hudson's Bay Company, wanted to improve the fortunes of landless Scottish crofters.
Hudson's Bay Company, a department store retailer, has a portfolio including ten banners, in formats ranging from luxury to better department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 460 stores and 66,000 employees around the world.
Hudson's Bay is contributing property worth around USD 3bn.
The three divisions of Hudson's Bay are The Bay, Home Outfitters and Zellers.
For the most part, Muskekowuck Athinuwick is drawn from the archives of the Hudson's Bay Company--so much so that the book reads, at times, less as a history of the Lowland Cree and more as a history of European views about them.
The program is the latest customer loyalty initiative to be launched by Hudson's Bay or one of its subsidiaries.

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