Definition of Bering Strait

1. Noun. A strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean.

Generic synonyms: Sound, Strait

Definition of Bering Strait

1. Proper noun. A strait between Chukotka, Russia and Alaska, USA, linking the Arctic Ocean to the Bering Sea. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bering Strait

Berger's disease
Berger's focal glomerulonephritis
Berger's space
Berger cells
Berger rhythm
Bergmann's cords
Bergmann's fibres
Bergmeister's papilla
Bering Sea
Bering Standard Time
Bering Strait (current term)
Bering Time
Berk Sharp technique
Berkefeld filter
Berkley horse
Berkshire Hills

Literary usage of Bering Strait

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1. History of Alaska: 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff, William Nemos (1886)
"... upon a voyage of discovery in the direction of Bering Strait, in a vessel called by way of variety the Sv Pavel. During the first season Synd did not ..."

2. The Popular Science MonthlyScience (1893)
"Geological features oí Bering Strait (Misc.), 19 : 130. — history of New York Island and harbor (19 p., 7 il.). J: S. Newberry, 13 : 041. of Yellowstone ..."

3. Alaska: Its History and Resources, Gold Fields, Routes and Scenery by Miner Wait Bruce (1895)
"The aspect of the country about Bering strait is mountainous, but not extremely precipitous. From Cape Prince of Wales, another continent, Asia, ..."

4. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1892)
"... and seemed to have open sea on both sides of him, Discovery of ^or ^e did not descry the American Bering strait, coast about forty miles distant. ..."

5. Handbook of Polar Discoveries by Adolphus Washington Greely (1907)
"... have been productive to an unprecedented degree of results important to science, and beneficial to mankind. From Bering Strait to Greenland, ..."

6. Atlas of the World with Geophysical Boundaries Showing Oceans, Continents by Athelstan Spilhaus (1991)
"... version of Map II with ocean cut at the Bering Strait only. This is an extended graticule version of the original world ocean ..."

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