Definition of Boothia, Gulf of in English:

Boothia, Gulf of

proper noun

  • A gulf in the Canadian Arctic, between the Boothia Peninsula and Baffin Island, in the Northwest Territories.

Origin

Named in honour of Sir Felix Booth (1775–1850), patron of the expedition to the Arctic (1829–33) led by Sir John Ross.

Pronunciation

Boothia, Gulf of

/ˈbuːθɪə/