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Meaning of ATLANTIC

Pronunciation:  at'lantik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
  2. [adj]  relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean; "Atlantic currents"
 

ATLANTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Atlantic Ocean
 
 See Also: Antarctic Ocean, battle of Trafalgar, Bay of Biscay, Bay of Fundy, Bermuda, Bermuda Triangle, Bermudas, Biscayne Bay, British Isles, Cape Verde Islands, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, English Channel, Faeroe Islands, Faeroes, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Faroes, Galway Bay, Golfo de Mexico, Greenland, Gronland, Gulf of Guinea, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Iceland, Kalaallit Nunaat, Labrador Sea, Long Island Sound, Massachusetts Bay, New York Bay, Newfoundland, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, ocean, Orkney Islands, Penobscot Bay, Sao Thome e Principe, Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Sargasso Sea, Shetland, Shetland Islands, St. Thomas and Principe, Tenerife, the Indies, Trafalgar, West Indies, Zetland

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\At*lan"tic\, a. [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See {Atlas}
and {Atlantes}.]
1. Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied
   to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the
   east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean
   (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the
   Atlantic telegraph.

2. Of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis.

3. Descended from Atlas.

         The seven Atlantic sisters.           --Milton.

 

 

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