Definition of Davis Strait in English:

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Davis Strait

A sea passage 400 miles (645 km) long that separates Greenland from Baffin Island and connects Baffin Bay with the Atlantic Ocean.

Origin

Named after John Davis (circa1550–1605), the English explorer who sailed through it in 1587.

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Syllabification: Da·vis Strait

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