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Ber·ing(bîr′ĭng, bâr′-, băr′- bā′rĭng), Vitus 1681-1741.
Danish navigator and explorer who in 1728 sailed through the Bering Strait, proving that Asia and North America are separate continents.
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Bering(ˈbɛrɪŋ; ˈbɛər-; Danish ˈbeːreŋ) or
(Biography) Vitus (ˈviːtʊs). 1681–1741, Danish navigator, who explored the N Pacific for the Russians and discovered Bering Island and the Bering Strait
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Ber•ing(ˈbɪər ɪŋ, ˈbɛər-)
1680–1741, Danish navigator: explorer of the N Pacific.
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