HyperDic: hudson

English > 3 senses of the word Hudson:
NOUNobjectHudson, Hudson Rivera New York river
person Hudson, W. H. Hudson, William Henry HudsonEnglish naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
person Hudson, Henry HudsonEnglish navigator who discovered the Hudson River
Hudson > pronunciation
Soundshhah'dsahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Hudson: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century.
SynonymHudson River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofNew York, New York State, Empire State, NY, N.Y.A Mid-Atlantic state
SpanishHudson, Río Hudson
CatalanHudson, Riu Hudson
English > Hudson: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922).
SynonymsW. H. Hudson, William Henry Hudson
Instance ofnaturalist, natural scientistA biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
SpanishWilliam Henry Hudson
CatalanWilliam Henry Hudson
English > Hudson: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningEnglish 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).
SynonymHenry Hudson
Instance ofnavigatorIn earlier times, a person who explored by ship
SpanishHenry Hudson
CatalanHenry Hudson, Hudson

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