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James Bay

Syllabification: James Bay

Definition of James Bay in English:

A shallow southern arm of Hudson Bay, between Quebec and Ontario provinces in Canada.

Origin

named after Captain Thomas James (circa1593–circa1635), who explored the region in 1631.

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