Barents Sea(redirected from Barent's Sea)
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A shallow section of the Arctic Ocean north of Norway and northwest Russia. The North Atlantic Current keeps its southern ports ice-free all year.
(Placename) a part of the Arctic Ocean, bounded by Norway, Russia, and the islands of Novaya Zemlya, Spitsbergen, and Franz Josef Land
[named after Willem Barents (1550–97), Dutch navigator and explorer]
Bar′ents Sea′(ˈbær ənts, ˈbɑr-)
a part of the Arctic Ocean between NE Europe and the islands of Spitzbergen, Franz Josef Land, and Novaya Zemlya.
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|Noun||1.||Barents Sea - the part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Norway and Russia|
Arctic Ocean - ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs
White Sea - a large inlet of the Barents Sea in the northwestern part of European Russia