Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hudson, Henry Died 1611. English navigator and explorer who discovered (1609) the Hudson River on an expedition for the East India Company.
  • Hudson, William Henry 1841-1922. British naturalist and writer whose works include Green Mansions (1904).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A river in United States that flows through New York into the Atlantic Ocean.
  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
  • n. English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
  • n. 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)

Etymologies

From Hudd +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)

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