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
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Charley was off in his battleship, cruising somewhere on the Caribbean sea.
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.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued today a historic ruling on the cases "Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v.
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.
De Marichalar is traveling from Puerto Rico to Puerto Rico, touring all the Caribbean Sea and touching 28 Nations in order to Commemorate the5th Centennial of Barthelemy Columbus's death, among other conmemorations.
The Caribbean Sea is a defining element of the Caribbean region.
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.
Abstract--The dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) is of major recreational and commercial importance, and landings have increased in recent years around Puerto Rico, throughout the Caribbean Sea, and along the U.
This image shows ocean currents in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the eastern Atlantic.
Summary: Drydocks World, the shipbuilding arm of Dubai World, has discussed the location and size of its revolutionary Water Discus Hotel project with a high-level delegation from the Martinique Islands in the Caribbean Sea.
THIS grey reef shark gets a taste for toxic lionfish as it sinks its teeth at teatime in the Caribbean Sea.

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