Definition of Puget Sound in US English:

Puget Sound

proper noun

  • An inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the coast of the state of Washington. It is linked to the ocean by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Seattle is situated on its eastern shore.


Named after Peter Puget, the aide of George Vancouver who explored it in 1792.


Puget Sound

/ˌpyo͞ojit ˈsound/