Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean [at lan′tik]
[L Atlanticum (mare), Atlantic (ocean) < Atlanticus, of the Atlas Mountains < Atlas, ATLAS]
ocean touching the American continents to the west and Europe and Africa to the east: c. 33,420,000 sq mi (86,557,466 sq km); greatest known depth, c. 28,000 ft (8,500 m): often Atlantic

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  • Atlantic Ocean — ocean, extending from the Arctic to the Antarctic between the Americas and Europe and Africa …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Atlantic Ocean — ocean which spreads out between the American continent and the European and African continents …   English contemporary dictionary

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