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  1. (noun, object) a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
  2. (noun, person) English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611)
  3. (noun, person) English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)

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Words that sound like Hudson

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