Definition of James Bay
1. Noun. The southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario.
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Literary usage of James Bay
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1. Annual Report by Geological Survey of Canada (1906)
"Only two exposures of rock in situ occur on the west coast of James bay, ... There is little doubt that the coast of James bay is rising slowly. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Its southern extremity between 55° and 51° N. is known as James Bay. ... James Bay is much shallower, and unfit for shipping save for a central channel ..."
3. The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of by Miller Christy, Luke Foxe, Thomas James, Henry Gellibrand, W. W. (William Watts) (1894)
"It (and, of course, all the charts which were drawn from it for many years after) show James' Bay as if it was divided into two very deep, ..."
4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1912)
"James Bay, occasional at 150 ft. in crevices in the recent lava south of the bay, ... James Bay, occasional on the walls of a small tufa crater, ..."