Juan de Fuca, Strait of

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geographical name Juan de Fu·ca, Strait of \ˌwän-də-ˈfyü-kə, ˌhwän-\

Definition of Juan de Fuca, Strait of

  1. passage of the North Pacific 100 miles (161 kilometers) long between Canada (Vancouver Island in British Columbia) and the United States (the Olympic Peninsula in Washington)


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