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Southampton Island

noun
1.
an island in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories at the entrance to Hudson Bay. 19,100 sq. mi. (49,470 sq. km).
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  • Remarks on the physiography, Eskimo, and mammals of Southampton Island.

  • On Southampton Island stone heads are in use even at the present time.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • The natives of Southampton Island arrange their hair in a bunch protruding from the forehead (sulubaut).

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • He had scarcely reached the latitude of Southampton Island when an English ship hove in sight, proceeding in his direction.

    The Great Company Beckles Willson
British Dictionary definitions for Southampton Island

Southampton Island

noun
1.
an island in N Canada, in Nunavut at the entrance to Hudson Bay: inhabited chiefly by Inuit. Area: 49 470 sq km (19 100 sq miles)
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