Meaning of "Juan de Fuca"

Juan de Fu·ca

də fo͞o′kə, fyo͞o′-

Juan de Fuca

(də fo͞o 'kə, fyo͞o'-) , Strait of
The southwest part of the Salish Sea, between the northwest Washington State and Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, which connects Puget Sound with the Pacific Ocean.

Juan de Fuca

ˈdʒuːən dɪ ˈfjuːkə; xwan de ˈfuka

Juan de Fuca

( dʒuːən dɪ fjuːkə; Spanish xwan de fuka )
n
(Placename) Strait of Juan de Fuca a strait between the island of Vancouver (Canada) and the northwest of Washington (EE) U.S.). Length: about 129 km (80 miles). Width: about 24 km (15 miles)

Juan de Fu•ca

(ˈwɑn dɪ ˈfyu kə, ˈfu-, ˈʰwɑn)

Juan de Fu • ca

(wɑn dɪ fyu kə, fu-, ʰwɑn) n n.
Strait of, a strait between Vancouver Island and northwest Washington. 100 miles (160 km) long; 15-20 mi. (24-32 km) wide. It is also called Juan 'de Fu'ca Strait'.