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 (bîr′ĭng, bâr′-, băr′- bā′rĭng), Vitus 1681-1741.
Danish navigator and explorer who in 1728 sailed through the Bering Strait, proving that Asia and North America are separate continents.


(ˈbɛrɪŋ; ˈbɛər-; Danish ˈbeːreŋ) or


(Biography) Vitus (ˈviːtʊs). 1681–1741, Danish navigator, who explored the N Pacific for the Russians and discovered Bering Island and the Bering Strait


(ˈbɪər ɪŋ, ˈbɛər-)

n. Vitus,
1680–1741, Danish navigator: explorer of the N Pacific.
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Noun1.Bering - Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)Bering - Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)


Bering Sea
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Bering Strait
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When he got abroad at last he was hardly grateful that he had been spared, remem- bering how lonely was his estate, how companionless and forlorn he was.
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Chugach Alaska Corporation announced it will sell Its Bering River coal rights to New Forests, a sustainable forestry and conservation investment manager.
The Bering family still owns the two stores, and the story goes that a family member owned a parrot and didn't want to keep it at home.
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