Atlantic Ocean

noun
the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑Atlantic
Derivationally related forms: ↑Atlantic (for: ↑Atlantic)
Members of this Region: ↑Trafalgar, ↑battle of Trafalgar
Instance Hypernyms: ↑ocean
Part Meronyms:
Bermuda, ↑Bermudas, ↑Bermuda Triangle, ↑Cape Verde Islands, ↑Falkland Islands, ↑West Indies, ↑the Indies, ↑Greenland, ↑Gronland, ↑Kalaallit Nunaat, ↑Newfoundland, ↑British Isles, ↑Faroe Islands, ↑Faeroe Islands, ↑Faroes, ↑Faeroes, ↑Iceland, ↑Orkney Islands, ↑Shetland, ↑Shetland Islands, ↑Zetland, ↑Sao Tome and Principe, ↑Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, ↑Sao Tome e Principe, ↑Sao Thome 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, ↑Gulf of Mexico, ↑Golfo de 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

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(the) Atlantic Ocean [Atlantic Ocean] [ətˌlæntɪk ˈəʊʃn] [ətˌlæntɪkˈoʊʃn] noun singular
the ocean lying between Europe and Africa to the east and North and South America to the west

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