Definition of Bering

1. Noun. Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741).

Exact synonyms: Behring, Vitus Behring, Vitus Bering
Generic synonyms: Navigator



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bering

Bergamask
Bergamo
Bergen
Berger's disease
Berger's focal glomerulonephritis
Berger's space
Berger cells
Berger rhythm
Bergman
Bergmanian
Bergmann's cords
Bergmann's fibres
Bergmeister's papilla
Bergson
Beria
Bering (current term)
Bering Sea
Bering Standard Time
Bering Strait
Bering Time
Berit
Berith
Berk Sharp technique
Berkefeld filter
Berkeleian
Berkeleio-
Berkeley
Berkeleyan
Berkley horse
Berks

Literary usage of Bering

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1. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States by Henry Gannett (1905)
"Bering RIVER COAL FIELD. By GEORGE C. MARTIN. INTRODUCTION. The Bering River coal field is situated from 12 to 25 miles inland from Controller Bay, ..."

2. History of Alaska: 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff, William Nemos (1886)
"But not so Bering. With the loss of Chirikof and the Sv Pavel his right arm was gone. For a whole day he drifted in a strong gale under reefed sails before ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"IN 1891 Dr. Dawson visited the Bering Sea as one of the British ... The Bering Sea, like the Seas of Okhotsk and Japan, is enclosed by an arc of islands, ..."

4. The Polar World: A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and by Georg Hartwig (1869)
"Thus as soon as the navigator enters Bering Sea he perceives at once a considerable fall in the temperature, and finds himself suddenly transferred from a ..."

5. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society by Connecticut Historical Society (1897)
"agrément he is at no time to sufer hoogs to com in to the sd bering yard nor to foder catel in it the sd Richard is all so to Redus the ..."

6. Nome and Seward Peninsula: History, Description, Biographies and Stories by Edward Sanford Harrison (1905)
"He was to sail through Bering Strait into the Arctic Ocean, and ice permitting, was to proceed by the northeast passage, if one could be found, ..."

7. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"Thus as soon as the navigator enters Bering Sea he perceives at once a considerable fall in the temperature, and finds himself suddenly transferred from a ..."

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