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Baffin, William

Syllabification: Baf·fin, William
Pronunciation: /ˈbafən
 
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Definition of Baffin, William in English:

( Circa 1584–1622), English navigator and explorer, the pilot of several expeditions in search of the Northwest Passage 1612–16. He discovered the largest island of the Canadian Arctic in 1616; this and the strait between it and Greenland are named after him.

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