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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Atlantic, Atlantic Oceanadjective

    the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east

  2. Atlanticadjective

    relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean

    "Atlantic currents"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Atlanticadjective

    of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph

    Etymology: [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See Atlas and Atlantes.]

  2. Atlanticadjective

    of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis

    Etymology: [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See Atlas and Atlantes.]

  3. Atlanticadjective

    descended from Atlas

    Etymology: [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See Atlas and Atlantes.]

Freebase

  1. Atlantic

    Atlantic is a city in, and the county seat of, Cass County, Iowa, United States, located along the East Nishnabotna River. The population was 7,112 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 7,257 population in the 2000 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Atlantic

    at-lan′tik, adj. pertaining to Atlas, or to the Atlantic Ocean.—n. the ocean between Europe, Africa, and America. [From Mount Atlas, in the north-west of Africa, named from the Titan, Atlas.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. atlantic

    The sea which separates Europe and Africa from the Americas, so named from the elevated range called the Atlas Mountains in Morocco.

Editors Contribution

  1. Atlantic

    A type of ocean with known coordinates.

    The Atlantic ocean has known coordinates and is documented on various types of paper and digital maps.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2017  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Atlantic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4071

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Atlantic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Atlantic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Atlantic in a Sentence

  1. Le Pen:

    We are wrongly accused of being anti-Europe, but we are for (a Europe) that stretches from the Atlantic to the Urals, not from Washington to Brussels.

  2. Dennis Drazin:

    It would be a huge economic boost to Monmouth Park and New Jersey and Atlantic City casinos.

  3. President Macron:

    Never since the end of the Second World War has Europe been so necessary. The construction of a Europe of defence, in connection with the Atlantic Alliance ... is a priority for France. It is the theme of this parade, acting together and strengthening our ability to act collectively is one of the challenges that the European Intervention Initiative, along with other key European projects, wants to address.

  4. The NHC:

    One complicating factor is that several of the models show a ridge building over the northwestern Atlantic Canada and Atlantic Canada, which could cause the storm to stay on a more northward track closer to New England than currently forecast.

  5. Grove Atlantic:

    Our dear friend and cherished Grove Atlantic author P.J. O’Rourke passed away this morning from complications of lung cancer.

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