Definition of Polynia

1. n. The open sea supposed to surround the north pole.



Definition of Polynia

1. polynya [n -S] - See also: polynya

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polynia

polynemids
polynemiform
polynemoid
polynemoids
polynesia
polynesians
polynesic
polyneural
polyneuralgia
polyneuritic psychosis
polyneuritis
polyneuritises
polyneuronitis
polyneuropathies
polyneuropathy
polynia (current term)
polynias
polynoid
polynoids
polynome
polynomes
polynomial
polynomial equation
polynomial function
polynomial functions
polynomial time
polynomially
polynomials
polynomic
polynomiograph

Literary usage of Polynia

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1. The Threshold of the Unknown Region by Clements Robert Markham (1873)
"polynia of the Russians currents, and spread far and wide over the Arctic shores. On the breaking up of the ice their waters contribute to drive the floes ..."

2. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1872)
"It will be thus seen that I do not take the polynia found by Hedenström, ... So long ago as 1852, Petermann expressed the opinion that this polynia was an ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"The French expedition having then, according to Captain Gustave Lambert, reached the Siberian polynia at the very point where ..."

4. The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1921)
"I walked first to the nearest of McClintock's "polynia Islands." He has not told us why he named them so. Of itself the name is a monument to one of the ..."

5. The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1921)
"I walked first to the nearest of McClintock's "polynia Islands." He has not told us why he named them so. Of itself the name is a monument to one of the ..."

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