Puget Sound

geographical name arm of the Pacific extending 80 miles (129 kilometers) S into W Washington from E end of Strait of Juan de Fuca

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Puget Sound — (pronEng|ˈpjuːʤᵻt) is an arm of the Pacific Ocean, connected to the rest of the Pacific by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It branches out from Admiralty Inlet and Deception Pass in the north to Olympia …   Wikipedia

  • Puget Sound — Carte du Puget Sound. Géographie humaine Pays côtier(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Puget Sound — [pyo͞o′jit] [after Lt. Peter Puget of the Vancouver expedition (1792)] inlet of the Pacific in NW Wash.: c. 100 mi (161 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Puget Sound — Puget Sound, Bucht des Stillen Oceans im äußersten Nordwesten des Territory Washington (Nordamerika); steht durch den Admirality Inlet mit der Fucastraße in Verbindung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Puget Sound — Karte des Puget Sound Der Puget Sound ist ein Sund im Nordwesten des US amerikanischen Bundesstaats Washington. Die ca. 150 km lange, inselreiche und weitverzweigte Bucht wurde von George Vancouver nach Peter Puget, einem seiner Offiziere,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Puget Sound — /pyooh jit/ an arm of the Pacific, in NW Washington. * * * Arm of the Pacific Ocean indenting northwestern Washington, U.S. It was explored by the British navigator George Vancouver in 1792 and named by him for Peter Puget, a second lieutenant in …   Universalium

  • Puget Sound — noun an inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington State • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sound • Part Holonyms: ↑Washington, ↑Evergreen State, ↑WA, ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean * * * Puget Sound [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Puget Sound — Pu|get Sound an area of water leading from the Pacific Ocean into the US state of Washington. The cities of ↑Seattle and Tacoma are on its shoress …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Puget Sound — Pu′get Sound′ [[t]ˈpyu dʒɪt[/t]] n. geg an arm of the Pacific, in NW Washington …   From formal English to slang

  • Puget Sound —  , Washington …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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