Caribbean Sea


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Caribbean Sea

An arm of the western Atlantic Ocean bounded by the coasts of Central and South America and the West Indies. It has been an important shipping route since the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914. Its many islands and tropical climate make the Caribbean a major tourist area.

Caribbean Sea

n
(Placename) an almost landlocked sea, part of the Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the Caribbean islands, Central America, and the N coast of South America. Area: 2 718 200 sq km (1 049 500 sq miles)

Car′ibbe′an Sea′


n.
a part of the Atlantic Ocean bounded by Central America, the West Indies, and South America. ab. 750,000 sq. mi. (1,943,000 sq. km); greatest known depth 22,788 ft. (6946 m).
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Noun1.Caribbean Sea - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South AmericaCaribbean Sea - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream
Caribbean Island - an island in the Caribbean Sea
Translations
Karibské moře
Karibisches Meer
Karibianmeri
Karib-tenger
Morze Karaibski
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Charley was off in his battleship, cruising somewhere on the Caribbean sea.
Well, Ned, it isn't exactly like going up in an airship," and Tom Swift who was gazing over the rail down into the deep blue water of the Caribbean Sea, over which their vessel was then steaming, looked at his chum beside him.
But the vessel proved herself sturdier than the timid ones had dared to hope, and she was soon running before the blast, going out of her course, it is true, but avoiding the danger among the many cays, or small islands, that dot the Caribbean Sea.
Abstract--The dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) is of major recreational and commercial importance, and landings have increased in recent years around Puerto Rico, throughout the Caribbean Sea, and along the U.
It is costly to sail 14,183 Nm from Pusan in South Korea to Curacao in the Caribbean Sea and the bill is paid by our customers and the environment.
The new system will be the first of its kind in the Caribbean, offering a unique opportunity to buy one of the six most coveted tables for an evening at the island's only restaurant that features unobstructed views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea.
Lounging on the long white sandy beaches and swimming in the warm Caribbean Sea would be the perfect way to start the day.
Washington, Ramadan 26, 1435, Jul 23, 2014, SPA -- A tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean has weakened to a tropical wave as it approaches the eastern Caribbean Sea, the U.
Summary: Drydocks World, the shipbuilding arm of Dubai World, has discussed the location and size of its revolutionary Water Discus Hotel project with a high-level delegation from the Martinique Islands in the Caribbean Sea.
THIS grey reef shark gets a taste for toxic lionfish as it sinks its teeth at teatime in the Caribbean Sea.
The warmer SST forecast for the Caribbean Sea may cause an above-average number of storms to develop in this region.
On 28 September 2003, while aboard a 14-story, 3,114-passenger cruise liner in the Caribbean Sea (~80 km south of Miami, Florida, USA), I observed a massive, mixed-species flock of migratory songbirds and egrets flying around the ship.

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