Juan de Fuca Strait of
Juan de Fu·ca(də fo͞o′kə, fyo͞o′-), Strait of
The southwest part of the Salish Sea, lying between northwest Washington State and Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, linking Puget Sound with the Pacific Ocean.
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