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An arm of the Atlantic Ocean in northern Europe bounded by Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Germany. It is mostly shallow, with relatively low salinity, and opens to the North Sea via channels and canals.
(Placename) a sea in N Europe, connected with the North Sea by the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Öresund; shallow, with low salinity and small tides
a sea in N Europe, bounded by Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Germany. ab. 160,000 sq. mi. (414,000 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||Baltic Sea - a sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy|
Gulf of Bothnia - a northern arm of the Baltic Sea; between Sweden and Finland
Gulf of Finland - an eastern arm of the Baltic Sea; between Finland and Estonia
Gulf of Riga - an inlet of the Baltic Sea between Latvia and Estonia