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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An island of eastern Nunavut, Canada, west of Greenland and south of the Queen Elizabeth Islands. It is the fifth-largest island in the world.

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  • proper noun An island in Nunavut, Canada, north of the Canadian mainland.

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  • noun the 5th largest island and the largest island of Arctic Canada; lies between Greenland and Hudson Bay

Etymologies

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Named after William Baffin, English explorer

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