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
References in classic literature ?
Charley was off in his battleship, cruising somewhere on the Caribbean sea. I turned in at the gate it was with a feeling of pleasure that I opened and shut that gate in those days; I liked the feel of it under my hand.
"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.
They were Spaniards of their age, in whom were tremulous all the mighty exploits of a great nation: their fancies were rich with the glories of America and the green islands of the Caribbean Sea; in their veins was the power that had come from age-long battling with the Moor; they were proud, for they were masters of the world; and they felt in themselves the wide distances, the tawny wastes, the snow-capped mountains of Castile, the sunshine and the blue sky, and the flowering plains of Andalusia.
Lucia government Tuesday lifted the measures it had imposed in shutting down the country as Tropical Storm Dorian drenched the island, but caused no major damage or injuries in its trek towards the Eastern Caribbean Sea.
The Caribbean Sea is a frequent pathway for TCs, and several of these storms pass over the Amazon-Orinoco River plume, situated between about 58[degrees]W and 66[degrees]W, entering the basin.
dpa Bogota Thirty-three people are feared dead after a passenger vessel travelling from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago capsized in the Caribbean Sea, Venezuelan media reported Thursday.
A whale shark (Rhincodon typus) swims in the Caribbean Sea in Isla Mujeres July 14, 2011.
Taufiq bin Abdulaziz Al-Sidairi arrived today, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as he led the Kingdom delegation taking part, in the workings of 31st edition of the Latin American and Caribbean Sea states Muslim communities.
TROPICAL Storm Beryl is heading for the Lesser Antilles group of islands at the eastern entrance of the Caribbean Sea.
NEW YORK, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait announced that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the donation of USD one million to be delivered to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which hit the Caribbean Sea region back in September.

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