Definition of Boothia, Gulf of in English:

Boothia, Gulf of

proper noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Boothia, Gulf of

/ˈbo͞oTHēə/