American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A district and administrative region of eastern Nunavut, Canada, including Baffin Island, the Queen Elizabeth and Parry islands, and Melville Peninsula.
- Baffin, William 1584?-1622. English explorer who led several expeditions (1612-1616) in search of the Northwest Passage.
“It wasn't until the tanker was southbound in Baffin Bay, and deballasting so she could get into Halifax that it was discovered there was something amiss.”
“To help figure out what’s happening inside the fastest-moving Greenland glacier, a U.S. rocket scientist sent 90 rubber ducks into the ice, hoping someone finds them if they emerge in Baffin Bay.”
“But beyond this they could not go; so they sailed across the end of what we now know as Baffin's Bay and explored the opposite coast of”
“Let me lie in my pajamas on the ice Of 'Baffin's Bay,”
“Minds me o' Baffin's Bay," growled Slag, with a mighty slap of the arms between each word.”
“Don was downgraded to a tropical depression as what remained of it came ashore in a sparsely populated area of ranch lands near Baffin Bay late Friday.”
“We were to travel to the floe edge, where the frozen inlet gave way to the waters of Baffin Bay that separate Canada from Greenland.”
“We arrived later at Pond Inlet, a settlement on Baffin Island with a view of the 6,000-feet-high mountains of Bylot Island and a seeming indifference to tourists—save for one local by the hotel entrance, selling bear claws for 20 Canadian dollars roughly US$20.”
“Friday, with landfall following around midnight between Matagorda Bay to the north and Baffin Bay to the south.”
“Mr. Nida journeyed to Baffin Island in Canada to recruit native speakers for a translation that was completed in 2002.”
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