Definition of Atlantic ocean
1. Noun. The 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Trafalgar, Trafalgar
Terms within: Bermuda, Bermudas, Bermuda Triangle, Cape Verde Islands, Falkland Islands, The Indies, West Indies, Greenland, Gronland, Kalaallit Nunaat, Newfoundland, British Isles, Faeroe Islands, Faeroes, Faroe Islands, Faroes, Iceland, Orkney Islands, Shetland, Shetland Islands, Zetland, Democratic Republic Of Sao Tome And Principe, Sao Thome E Principe, Sao Tome And Principe, Sao Tome E Principe, St. Thomas And Principe, Tenerife, Antarctic Ocean, Atlantic Coast, Bay Of Biscay, Bay Of Fundy, Biscayne Bay, Bristol Channel, Buzzards Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, English Channel, Galway Bay, Gulf Of Guinea, Golfo De Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico, Gulf Of Saint Lawrence, Gulf Of St. Lawrence, Labrador Sea, Long Island Sound, Massachusetts Bay, Mid-atlantic Ridge, New York Bay, North Atlantic, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Penobscot Bay, Sargasso Sea, South Atlantic, Windward Passage
Generic synonyms: Ocean
Derivative terms: Atlantic
Definition of Atlantic ocean
1. Proper noun. The ocean lying between the Americas to the west and Europe and Africa to the east. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atlantic Ocean
Literary usage of Atlantic ocean
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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1877)
"On the Temperature obtained in the atlantic ocean during the Cruise of HMS ' Challenger. ... atlantic ocean ..."
2. The Right of the United States of America to the North-eastern Boundary by Albert Gallatin (1840)
"The term " atlantic ocean" how far contradistinguished from the Bay of Fundy, and from the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The principal objection, on the part of ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1892)
"It would now be of great importance to renew these experiments at different seasons. Met-.orological Observatories in the atlantic ocean. ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"ATLANTIC CITY, a city of Atlantic county, New Jersey, USA, on the atlantic ocean, 58 m. ... atlantic ocean, a belt of water, roughly of an S-shape, ..."
5. Monthly Weather Review by American Meteorological Society, United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States. Weather Bureau (1889)
"The paths of the depressions that appeared over the north atlantic ocean during December, 1889, are shown on chart i. These paths have been determined from ..."