Sea of

Related to Sea of: Sea of Galilee

Sea of

 (sē)
For names of actual seas, see the specific element of the name; for example, Azov, Sea of.
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In the left hemisphere stretches the "Sea of Clouds," where human reason is so often shipwrecked.
There is the "Sea of Serenity," over which the young girl bends; "The Lake of Dreams," reflecting a joyous future; "The Sea of Nectar," with its waves of tenderness and breezes of love; "The Sea of Fruitfulness;" "The Sea of Crises;" then the "Sea of Vapors," whose dimensions are perhaps a little too confined; and lastly, that vast "Sea of Tranquillity," in which every false passion, every useless dream, every unsatisfied desire is at length absorbed, and whose waves emerge peacefully into the "Lake of Death!"
About seven o'clock in the evening, the Nautilus, half-immersed, was sailing in a sea of milk.
To any meditative Magian rover, this serene Pacific, once beheld, must ever after be the sea of his adoption.
The River Jordan flows into the Sea of Galilee and then flows out.
The Caribbean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Tasman Sea, the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Dead Sea, the Red Sea, the Yellow Sea, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Atlantic Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Biscay, Lake Superior, the Strait of Gibraltar, the Gulf of Bothnia: Seascapes (Damiani) collects a Rothko-like series of images of these and other bodies of water, all captured by Japanese artist and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran has always emphasized that the Caspian Sea is the sea of peace and friendship and its security may just be provided through cooperation among the regional states," Sayyari said during a visit on Saturday to home-made destroyer, Damavand, deployed in the Caspian Sea.
The strange recounting of the Splitting of the Sea of Reeds found in Psalms is often discounted on the assumption that the Psalmist was merely using poetic license, justifying slight differences in events and details from those of the Exodus narrative as creative poetry.
In comparison to sea ice thickness data from ~426 km flown on 16 April 2009 in the same region (Haas et al., 2010), our September data reveal a summer decrease in the mean thickness of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea of 0.44 to 2.57 m, depending on the means compared.
The fantasy-filled pictures show a Yellow Sea of lemonade, a Green Sea filled with broccoli and caterpillars, and a Red Sea of ketchup and pizza sauce!
The Global Ice Center's information covers such data as sea ice concentration, thickness and drift over not only the Arctic Sea, but also the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
At stake is how to call the sea between the two neighbors -- the East Sea, Sea of Japan, both or none.