saint lawrence gulf

St. Lawrence

noun
1.
a river in SE Canada, flowing NE from Lake Ontario, forming part of the boundary between New York and Ontario, and emptying into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. 760 miles (1225 km) long.
2.
an arm of the Atlantic between SE Canada and Newfoundland.
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Lawrence
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Lawrence   (lôr'əns)  Pronunciation Key 
American physicist who in 1929 built the first cyclotron, which he used to study the structure of the atom, transmute elements, and produce artificial radiation. His work laid the foundation for the development of the atomic bomb.
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