Definition of James Bay

1. Noun. The southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario.

Group relationships: Ontario, Quebec
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of James Bay

James's powder
James-Lange theory
James A. Garfield
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
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James Agee
James Albert Michener
James Alfred Van Allen
James Arthur Baldwin
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce
James Augustus Henry Murray
James Augustus Murray
James Baldwin
James Barrie
James Bay (current term)
James Bernoulli
James Bond
James Bond villain
James Boswell
James Bowie
James Branch Cabell
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Brady
James Butler Hickock
James Byron Dean
James Cagney
James Clark Ross
James Clerk Maxwell
James Cleveland Owens

Literary usage of James Bay

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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