Frobisher



[froh-bi-sher, frob-i-] /ˈfroʊ bɪ ʃər, ˈfrɒb ɪ-/

noun
1.
Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.
/ˈfrəʊbɪʃə/
noun
1.
Sir Martin. ?1535–94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island

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