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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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