Ross Sea

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Ross Sea

n
(Placename) a large arm of the S Pacific in Antarctica, incorporating the Ross Ice Shelf and lying between Victoria Land and the Edward VII Peninsula
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n.
an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, S of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica.
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Noun1.Ross Sea - an arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in AntarcticaRoss Sea - an arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in Antarctica
Antarctic continent, Antarctica - an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep; "Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"
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