Atlantic

  • (noun): The 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east.
    Synonyms: Atlantic Ocean
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on atlantic:

Atlantic, Iowa - Notable People
... State Assembly and of the Los Angeles City Council in the 1940s and 1950s, born in Atlantic Harlan J ...
2005 Rolex Transatlantic Challenge
... In this race, there was a skipper named Charlie Barr who raced the 3-masted schooner called Atlantic across the Ocean for nearly 3,000 nautical miles (6,000 km) of the North Atlantic to set a monohull unbeaten ... other yachts made the same west-east Atlantic crossing in much faster times but not, however, in any official race, this was not to happen until the 2005 Rolex Transatlantic Challenge ... The Atlantic held her title for 100 years, making it the oldest record recognized by the World Sailing Speed Record Council of the ISAF ...
Don Cherry (musician) - Discography - As Sideman
... Contemporary, 1959) The Shape of Jazz to Come (Atlantic, 1959) Change of the Century (Atlantic, 1960) Twins (Atlantic, 1959-60 ) The Art of the ...
USS Beale (DD-40) - World War I
... Beale joined the 5th Group, Torpedo Flotilla, Atlantic Fleet, and cruised along the Atlantic coast and in Mexican and Caribbean waters until placed in reserve on 13 December ... Reactivated - with a reduced crew - on 5 January 1916, she served on Neutrality Patrol along the Atlantic coast until placed in full commission on 22 March 1917 ... Joining the Atlantic Destroyer Force, she arrived at Queenstown, Ireland on 5 February 1918 ...
Atlantic Canada
... Atlantic Canada is the region of Canada comprising the four provinces located on the Atlantic coast, excluding Quebec the three Maritime provinces – New Brunswick, Prince Edward ... The population of the four Atlantic provinces in 2011 was about 2,327,650 ...

More definitions of "Atlantic":

  • (adj): Relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
    Example: "Atlantic currents"

Famous quotes containing the word atlantic:

    Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    The Atlantic Ocean was something then.
    John Guare (b. 1938)

    The settlement of America had its origins in the unsettlement of Europe. America came into existence when the European was already so distant from the ancient ideas and ways of his birthplace that the whole span of the Atlantic did not widen the gulf.
    Lewis Mumford (1895–1990)