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Strait of Georgia

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  • proper n. A strait that runs between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia.

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  • n. the strait separating Vancouver Island from the Canadian mainland

Etymologies

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Named the "Gulphe of Georgia" in honour of George III by English explorer George Vancouver in 1792. This was changed to "Strait of Georgia" in 1865, a more accurate description of the feature.

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