Baltic Sea


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Baltic Sea

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.

Baltic Sea

n
(Placename) a sea in N Europe, connected with the North Sea by the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Öresund; shallow, with low salinity and small tides

Bal′tic Sea′


n.
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).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Baltic Sea - a sea in northern EuropeBaltic 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
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We now launched into the greatest piece of solid earth that is to be found in any part of the world; we had, at least, twelve thousand miles to the sea eastward; two thousand to the bottom of the Baltic Sea westward; and above three thousand, if we left that sea, and went on west, to the British and French channels: we had full five thousand miles to the Indian or Persian Sea south; and about eight hundred to the Frozen Sea north.
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