Barents Sea


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Barents Sea

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.

Barents Sea

(ˈbærənts)
n
(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-)
n.
a part of the Arctic Ocean between NE Europe and the islands of Spitzbergen, Franz Josef Land, and Novaya Zemlya.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Barents Sea - the part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Norway and RussiaBarents 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
Translations

Barents Sea

[ˈbærəntsˈsiː] N the Barents Seael Mar de Barents

Barents Sea

[ˌbærəntsˈsiː] n
the Barents Sea → la mer de Barents

Barents Sea

nBarentssee f

Barents Sea

[ˈbærəntsˈsiː] n the Barents Seail mar di Barents
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