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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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Kat•te•gat(ˈkæt ɪˌgæt, ˈkɑ tɪˌgɑt)
a strait between Jutland and Sweden. 40–70 mi. (64–113 km) wide.
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