North Sea

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North Sea

An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain and northwest Europe. It is connected with the English Channel by the Strait of Dover. Major reserves of oil and natural gas were discovered beneath its waters in the late 1960s.

North Sea

n
(Placename) an arm of the Atlantic between Great Britain and the N European mainland. Area: about 569 800 sq km (220 000 sq miles). Former name: German Ocean

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n.
an arm of the Atlantic between Great Britain and the European mainland. ab. 201,000 sq. mi. (520,600 sq. km); greatest depth, 1998 ft. (610 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.North Sea - an arm of the North Atlantic between the British Isles and ScandinaviaNorth Sea - an arm of the North Atlantic between the British Isles and Scandinavia; oil was discovered under the North Sea in 1970
Orkney Islands - an archipelago of about 70 islands in the North Atlantic and North Sea off the northeastern coast of Scotland
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
Kattegatt - a strait of the North Sea between Jutland and Sweden; connects with the North Sea through the Skagerrak
Skagerak, Skagerrak - a broad strait of the North Sea between Jutland and Norway
Zuider Zee - a former inlet of the North Sea in the northern coast of the Netherlands; sealed off from the sea in 1932 by a dam that created the IJsselmeer
Translations
Severní moře
Nordsøen
Põhjameri
Pohjanmeri
Sjeverno more
Laut Utara
Norðursjór
北海
북해
Mare Germanicum
Nordsjön
ทะเลเหนือ
Biển Bắc

North Sea

n the North Seail mare del Nord

North Sea

الْبَحرُ الْشِّمَالِيُّ Severní moře Nordsøen Nordsee Βόρεια Θάλασσα Mar del Norte Pohjanmeri mer du Nord Sjeverno more Mare del Nord 北海 북해 Noordzee Nordsjøen Morze Północne Mar do Norte Северное море Nordsjön ทะเลเหนือ Kuzey Denizi Biển Bắc 北海