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.

Pronunciation

Boothia, Gulf of

/ˌɡəlf əv ˈbo͞oTHēə/ /ˌɡəlf əv ˈbuθiə/

Origin

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