Definition of Baffin, William in English:

Baffin, William

proper noun

  • (c.1584–1622), English navigator and explorer, the pilot of several expeditions in search of the Northwest Passage 1612–16. He discovered the largest island of the Canadian Arctic in 1616; this and the strait between it and Greenland are named after him.


Baffin, William

/ˈbafən/ /ˈbæfən/