from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An early Native American culture flourishing in small coastal settlements in northern Greenland and the eastern Canadian Arctic south to Newfoundland from about 800 B.C. to A.D. 1000.
- A region of southwest England on the English Channel. Part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was used as the setting for many of Thomas Hardy's novels.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A maritime county of England bounded by Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Devon and the English Channel.
After Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, site of excavations.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)