Definition of the Hudson River from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Hudson River

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a river in the US state of New York. It flows 315 miles/510 kilometres from the Adirondack Mountains to New York City where it joins the Atlantic Ocean. In 1825, it was connected to the Great Lakes by the Erie Canal. The river is named after Henry Hudson who in 1609 was one of the first people to travel along its unknown areas. see also Hudson River School

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