Definition of South Atlantic

1. Noun. That part of the Atlantic Ocean to the south of the equator.

Terms within: Bouvet Island
Group relationships: Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean
Generic synonyms: Part, Piece



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Lexicographical Neighbors of South Atlantic

South African tick-bite fever
South African type porphyria
South Africans
South America
South American
South American Indian
South American bullfrog
South American country
South American nation
South American poison toad
South American sea lion
South American staghorn
South American trypanosomiasis
South Americans
South Asia
South Atlantic (current term)
South Australia
South Azerbaijan
South Bend
South Britain
South Briton
South Britons
South Canara
South Carolina
South Carolinian
South Carolinians
South Caucasus
South China Sea
South Dakota
South Dakotan

Literary usage of South Atlantic

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The Atlantic division is also subdivided, by a lino following the south boundary of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, into the North Atlantic and South Atlantic ..."

2. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton (1920)
"... South Atlantic WHALES AND WHALING By ROBERT S. CLARK, MA, B.Sc., Lieut. RNVR MODERN whaling methods were introduced into sub-Antarctic seas in 1904, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Again, the central ridge of the South Atlantic extends a thousand miles farther .... In the higher Ut.tV* of the South Atlantic the salinity diminishes ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"That the said South Atlantic Pecan Company expended large sums of money in the effort to fertilize the said pecan orchards and to cultivate the same in ..."

5. History of Domestic and Foreign Commerce of the United States by Emory Richard Johnson, Thurman William Van Metre, Grover Gerhardt Huebner, David Scott Hanchet (1915)
"The oyster industry in the South Atlantic and Gulf States, 192. The clam and crab fisheries, 192. The shad fishery, 193. Establishment of shad hatcheries ..."

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