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Frobisher Bay

noun
1.
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending NW into SE Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada.

Iqaluit

[ih-kah-loo-it, ee-kah-loo-eet] /ɪˈkɑ lu ɪt, iˈkɑ luˌit/
noun
1.
the capital of Nunavut, Canada, in SE Baffin Island.
Formerly Frobisher Bay.
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  • The explorers having entered Frobisher Bay, sailed west along its northern shore.

    North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • In traveling from Kangertlung to Frobisher Bay the river must be crossed.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • He landed on a headland in Frobisher Bay, and secured an enchanting view of land and sea.

    North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • From Halls reports it would appear that many are settled in Frobisher Bay.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • Only the road leading from Qasigidjen to Frobisher Bay avoids the river.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
British Dictionary definitions for Frobisher Bay

Frobisher Bay

/ˈfrəʊbɪʃə/
noun
1.
an inlet of the Atlantic in NE Canada, in the SE coast of Baffin Island
2.
the former name of Iqaluit

Iqaluit

/ɪˈkælʊɪt/
noun
1.
a town in N Canada, capital of Nunavut. Pop: 5236 (2001) Former name Frobisher Bay
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