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A strait of the North Sea between southwest Sweden and eastern Jutland, Denmark. It connects with the North Sea through the Skagerrak.
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(Placename) a strait between Denmark and Sweden: linked by the Sound, the Great Belt, and the Little Belt with the Baltic Sea and by the Skagerrak with the North Sea. Former spelling: Cattegat
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(ˈkæt ɪˌgæt, ˈkɑ tɪˌgɑt)

a strait between Jutland and Sweden. 40–70 mi. (64–113 km) wide.
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She was killed by Ivar for betraying him and letting the enemy army to march into Kattegat through the secret passageway.
The story focuses on life in Kattegat under Ivar's rule - and it's not a happy place to be.
28, Alex Hogh Andersen's pathologically cruel Norseman has ascended to the throne of Kattegat and his tyrannical reign has ushered in a new Dark Age in Scandinavia, a reign that is sure to be challenged by the sons of the late Viking ruler Ragnar.
Dusting off sales records, fishery yearbooks and other sources shows that a century ago bluefins teemed in northern European waters - the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Skaggerak, Kattegat, and Oresund - for a few months each summer until industrial fisheries geared up in the 1920s and filled European markets.
He sins, and then when he sins, he punishes himself.' Meanwhile, the Seer's accurate prediction of the death of Ragner suggests the Queen of Kattegat, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick), could be doomed as well
A The Skagerrak B The Gulf of Bothnia C The Kattegat D The Gulf of Riga QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: Which opera features the aria Nessun Dorma?
is an indirect subsidiary of the Bermuda-based philanthropic foundation Kattegat Trust.
The ship has been long term chartered by Skangass and shall serve the Skagerrak Kattegat and Baltic Sea areas from the beginning of 2017.
Other stocks are expected to join the list in 2015 if the decisions approved are respected (Western horse mackerel, plaice in the Channel and sole in the Kattegat and Skagerrak), bringing the number of MSY stocks to 30.