Sir Martin Frobisher

Sir Martin Frobisher
noun
English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594)
Syn: ↑Frobisher
Instance Hypernyms: ↑explorer, ↑adventurer, ↑navigator

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  • Martin Frobisher — n. Sir Martin Frobisher (1535 1594), English seaman who explored Baffin Island and after whom Frobisher Bay is named …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Frobisher, Sir Martin — born с 1535, Yorkshire, Eng. died Nov. 22, 1594, Plymouth, Devon English navigator and early explorer of Canada s northeastern coast. Searching for the Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean, he crossed the Atlantic in 1576 and reached Labrador… …   Universalium

  • Frobisher,Sir Martin — Fro·bish·er (frōʹbĭ shər, frŏbʹĭ ), Sir Martin. 1535? 1594. English explorer who made three voyages to the Canadian Arctic (1576, 1577, and 1578) in search of the Northwest Passage. * * * …   Universalium

  • Frobisher, sir Martin — ► (1535 94) Navegante británico. Descubrió la bahía que lleva su nombre, en la costa meridional de la Tierra de Baffin (1576). * * * ( 1535, Yorkshire, Inglaterra–22 nov. 1594, Plymouth, Devon). Navegante inglés y uno de los primeros exploradores …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Frobisher — Frobisher, sir Martin * * * (as used in expressions) Frobisher, bahía Frobisher, Sir Martin Frobisher Bay …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Frobisher Bay — an arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending NW into SE Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada. * * * Inlet of the North Atlantic Ocean. Extending northwest from the southeastern tip of Baffin Island, Can., it is about 150 mi (240 km) long and… …   Universalium

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