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Meaning of "Bering Strait" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BERING STRAIT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BERING STRAIT

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Bering Strait is a noun.
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WHAT DOES BERING STRAIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bering Strait

Bering Strait

Coordinates: 66°0′N 169°0′W / 66.000°N 169.000°W / 66.000; -169.000 Satellite photo of the Bering Strait A US-based webcam providing a view across the Bering Strait Nautical chart of the Bering Strait The Peters map is parted in the Bering Strait. * On other maps a part of Russia is shown left of Alaska. The Bering Strait is a strait 82 kilometres wide at its narrowest point, between Cape Dezhnev, Chukchi Peninsula, Russia, the easternmost point of the Asian continent and Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, USA, the westernmost point of the North American continent. Named after Vitus Bering, a Russian explorer born in Denmark, it lies slightly south of the polar circle at approximately 65° 40' N latitude, with the present US-Russia east-west boundary, agreed to only by the USA, at 168° 58' 37" W. The Strait has been the subject of scientific speculation that humans migrated from Asia to North America across a land bridge known as...

Definition of Bering Strait in the English dictionary

The definition of Bering Strait in the dictionary is a strait between Alaska and Russia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BERING STRAIT

Bergson
Bergsonian
Bergsonism
bergylt
berhyme
Beria
beribboned
beriberi
berimbau
Bering
Bering Sea
beringed
Berio
Beriosova
berk
Berkeleian
Berkeleianism
Berkeley
Berkeley Castle

WORDS THAT END LIKE BERING STRAIT

Bass Strait
character trait
Cook Strait
Davis Strait
Denmark Strait
distrait
extrait
Formosa Strait
Hudson Strait
Korea Strait
krait
Menai Strait
Palk Strait
portrait
self-portrait
strait
studio portrait
Sunda Strait
Taiwan Strait
Torres Strait
trait

Synonyms and antonyms of Bering Strait in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Bering Strait» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BERING STRAIT

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Translator English - Chinese

白令海峡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Estrecho de Bering
570 millions of speakers

English

Bering Strait
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेरिंग जलडमरूमध्य
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مضيق بيرينغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Берингов пролив
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Estreito de Bering
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বেয়ারিং স্ট্রেইট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

détroit de Béring
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Selat Bering
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bering-Straße
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ベーリング海峡
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

베링 해협
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Selat Bering
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

eo biển Bering
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிங் ஸ்ட்ரெய்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेरिंगची सामुद्रधुनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bering Boğazı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Stretto di Bering
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cieśnina Beringa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Берингову протоку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Strâmtoarea Bering
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Βερίγγειου Πορθμού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Beringstraat
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Berings sund
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Beringstredet
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BERING STRAIT»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Bering Strait

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BERING STRAIT»

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Bering Strait: The Regional Physical Oceanography
Synthesis of results of oceanographic explorations conducted in the region extending from the Northern Bering Sea to the southern Chukchi Sea between 1922 and 1973.
Lawrence K. Coachman, Knut Aagaard, R. B. Tripp, 1975
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Language relations across Bering Strait: reappraising the ...
This book argues that Jane Austin did know of the French Revolution and its effects on the European world, even though she never refers to it directly in her writing.
Michael D. Fortescue, 1998
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The Bering Strait Crossing: A 21st Century Frontier Between ...
Oliver blends geography, exploration, and international relations to recount a story of the Bering Strait's potential to become a global shipping nexus via the Northwest Passage and the Northern Sea Route between Europe, North America, and ...
James A. Oliver, 2006
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Gifts from the ancestors: ancient ivories of Bering Strait
The essays, written by an international group of scholars, adopt a refreshing interdisciplinary approach that gives voice to the various competing, and now sometimes cooperating, stakeholders, including Native groups, museums, ...
William W. Fitzhugh, Julia J. Hollowell, Aron Crowell, 2009
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The Bering Strait Project: Symposium
" - James A. Oliver, Editor "The Bering Strait Project: Symposium" is a world-exclusive overview of proposals for an inter-continental crossing between North America and the Asia-Europe landmass.
James Oliver, 2004
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Vitus Bering: The Discoverer of Bering Strait
Published in Danish in 1885, and translated into English in 1889, this is a sympathetic biography of the great Danish explorer Vitus Bering (1681-1741).
Peter Lauridsen, 2011
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Fairy Tales and Myths of the Bering Strait Chukchi
"Fairy Tales and Myths of the Bering Strait Chukchi," edited by Alexander B. Dolitsky and translated by Henry N. Michael, is a creative compilation of traditional stories of the aboriginal peoples of the Chukchi peninsula.
Alexander B. Dolitsky, 1997
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Ice window: letters from a Bering Strait village, 1892-1902
Family correspondence, journals, drawings, and other materials form the basis of this collection documenting a slice of life at Cape Prince of Wales, an Alaska Eskimo village 55 miles across the Bering Strait from Siberia.
Ellen Louise Kittredge Lopp, William Thomas Lopp, Kathleen Lopp Smith, 2001
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The Opening of the Maritime Fur Trade at Bering Strait: ...
Makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of the early maritime trade in the northern Pacific in general, & in the Bering Strait area in particular.
John R. Bockstoce, 2005
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Early days on Norton Sound and Bering Strait: an overview of ...
- II. The Wales area. - III. The Port Clarence and Kauwerak areas. - IV. The Nome, Fish River and Golovin areas. - V. The Koyuk area. - VI. The Shaktoolik area. - VII. The Unalakleet area. - VIII. The St. Michael and Stebbins areas.
Kathryn Koutsky, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Anthropology and Historic Preservation Cooperative Park Studies Unit, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BERING STRAIT»

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Historic WWII Bomber, Recovered in Nome, Offers Russian Twist to …
Recovering Nome's B-25 was built in to NACTEC's summer aviation program, and students from Nome and across the Bering Strait worked to ... «Alaska Public Radio Network, Jul 15»
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In the Race to Control the Arctic, the US Lags Behind
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants the Bering Strait, between Alaska and Russia, to become the next Suez Canal, and U.S. naval ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
3
The Complicated Science—and Conflict—Behind Identifying the …
... from a homogeneous 'First American' ancestral population, presumably the one that crossed the Bering Strait more than 15,000 years ago.". «Pacific Standard, Jul 15»
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Eat and Release
I've crossed the Bering Strait on a Sea-Doo sealed in a drysuit for 18 hours with this choice: Stay warm or whiz. Call me Frosty. I've raced from ... «Boating Magazine, Jul 15»
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BRICS in Russia!
It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. Following the dissolution of ... «News Nation, Jul 15»
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Diverse exhibition of American Indian art will open at Amon Carter …
Certain of the carved ivory figures from the Bering Strait date from the second to the fifth centuries, and several of the painted ceramics date ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
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Women of Influence alumni: Jo-anne Wilkinson
I had accepted a challenge from Graeme Dingle, who is now my husband, to join him on a traverse in the Bering Strait in Alaska. That was in ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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No politics behind Russia drift net ban: experts
They can fish in a wide stretch from Sakhalin island to the Bering Strait, with the catch amounts set annually by quota. “That will still remain, and ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
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July Book Buzz: "Mighty Whale Tales"
Her adult children Craig and Twig finished the novel about Siku, a bowhead whale who lives in the Bering Strait bordering Alaska and Russia. «The Missourian, Jul 15»
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Coast Guard Stands Up Forward Operating Locations for Arctic Shield
Increased commercial activity transiting the Bering Strait including energy and tourism industries will continue to significantly increase the ... «Military.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bering Strait [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bering-strait>. Nov 2019 ».
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