Black Sea


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Black Sea

An inland sea between Europe and Asia. It is connected with the Aegean Sea by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles.

Black Sea

n
(Placename) an inland sea between SE Europe and Asia: connected to the Aegean Sea by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles, and to the Sea of Azov by the Kerch Strait. Area: about 415 000 sq km (160 000 sq miles). Ancient names: Pontus Euxinus or Euxine Sea

Black′ Sea′


n.
a sea between Europe and Asia, bordered by Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Georgia, and the Russian Federation. 164,000 sq. mi. (424,760 sq. km). Also called Euxine Sea. Ancient, Pontus Euxinus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Black Sea - a sea between Europe and AsiaBlack Sea - a sea between Europe and Asia; a popular resort area of eastern Europeans
Sea of Azof, Sea of Azoff, Sea of Azov - a bay of the Black Sea between Russia and the Ukraine
Translations
Černé moře
Schwarzes Meer
Must meri
Mustameri
mer Noire
Crno more
Fekete-tenger
Juodoji jūra
Črno morje
Svarta havet

Black Sea

n
the Black Sea → la mer Noireblack sheep nbrebis f galeuse

Black Sea

n the Black Seail mar Nero
References in classic literature ?
And so with heavy hearts we start to find what ships leave for the Black Sea last night.
I've seen the Black Sea and the Red Sea; I rounded the Isle of Wight; I discovered the Yellow River, And the Orange too by night.
Thou ill announcer," said Zarathustra at last, "that is a cry of distress, and the cry of a man; it may come perhaps out of a black sea.
Below them was a vast space, at the bottom of which was a black sea with rolling billows, through which little tongues of flame constantly shot up.
After leaving Constantinople, the way will be taken out through the beautiful Bosphorus, across the Black Sea to Sebastopol and Balaklava, a run of about twenty-four hours.
The space, from under which volcanic matter on the 20th was actually erupted, is 720 miles in one line, and 400 miles in another line at right angles to the first: hence, in all probability, a subterranean lake of lava is here stretched out, of nearly double the area of the Black Sea.
There's a great black sea of suspicion and doubt creeping up to swamp the little spark of intuition inside us.
On the way home that night he purchased a steam yacht, and built a million-dollar villa on the Black Sea.
At last he went to England on a visit, and had to pay enormous sums to the priests when he came back; for even so high-caste a Brahmin as Purun Dass lost caste by crossing the black sea.
Among other things, in the six exciting years of their marriage she had climbed Chimborazo with him, made a three-thousand-mile winter journey with dogs and sleds in Alaska, ridden a horse from Canada to Mexico, cruised the Mediterranean in a ten-ton yawl, and canoed from Germany to the Black Sea across the heart of Europe.
Through a jagged aperture in the dome of clouds the light of a few stars fell upon the black sea, rising and falling confusedly.
With these, he was bravely steering his way across the continent, undismayed by danger, difficulty, or distance, in the same way that a New England coaster and his neighbors will coolly launch forth on a voyage to the Black Sea, or a whaling cruise to the Pacific.