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I come from a little island with the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. I come from, really, nowhere, and for me, the fiction and the nonfiction, creative or otherwise, all come from the same place.
Jamaica Kincaid

Meaning of "Caribbean Sea" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CARIBBEAN SEA

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CARIBBEAN SEA

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Caribbean Sea is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CARIBBEAN SEA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Caribbean Sea

Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It is bounded by the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico and Central America to the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles starting with Cuba, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and to the south by the north coast of South America. The entire area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and adjacent coasts, are collectively known as the Caribbean. The Caribbean Sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of about 2,754,000 km². The sea's deepest point is the Cayman Trough, between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, at 7,686 m below sea level. The Caribbean coastline has many gulfs and bays: the Gulf of Gonâve, Gulf of Venezuela, Gulf of Darién, Golfo de los Mosquitos, Gulf of Paria and Gulf of Honduras. Roadtown, Tortola, British Virgin Islands...

Definition of Caribbean Sea in the English dictionary

The definition of Caribbean Sea in the dictionary is an almost landlocked sea, part of the Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the Caribbean islands, Central America, and the N coast of South America. Area: 2 718 200 sq km.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CARIBBEAN SEA

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Caribbean
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Caribbees
caribe
Cariboo
Cariboo Mountains
caribou
Caribou Inuit
caricatura
caricatural
caricature
caricaturist
CARICOM
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WORDS THAT END LIKE CARIBBEAN SEA

Aegean Sea
Amundsen Sea
Andaman Sea
Arabian Sea
Baltic Sea
Bellingshausen Sea
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
China Sea
Dead Sea
Icarian Sea
Inland Sea
Ionian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Red Sea
South China Sea
Tasman Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea

Synonyms and antonyms of Caribbean Sea in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Caribbean Sea» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CARIBBEAN SEA

Find out the translation of Caribbean Sea to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Caribbean Sea from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Caribbean Sea» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

加勒比海
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Mar Caribe
570 millions of speakers

English

Caribbean Sea
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कैरेबियन सागर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البحر الكاريبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Карибское море
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Mar do Caribe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্যারিবিয়ান সাগর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mer des Caraïbes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

lautan Caribbean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

karibische Meer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カリブ海
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

카리브해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Segara Karibia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

biển Caribê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கரீபியன் கடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅरिबियन समुद्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karayib Denizi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Mar dei Caraibi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Morze Karaibskie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Карибське море
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Marea Caraibelor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Καραϊβική Θάλασσα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Karibiese See
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Karibiska havet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

karibiske hav
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Caribbean Sea

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CARIBBEAN SEA»

The term «Caribbean Sea» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.506 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CARIBBEAN SEA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Caribbean Sea

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QUOTES WITH «CARIBBEAN SEA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Caribbean Sea.
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Jamaica Kincaid
I come from a little island with the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. I come from, really, nowhere, and for me, the fiction and the nonfiction, creative or otherwise, all come from the same place.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CARIBBEAN SEA»

Discover the use of Caribbean Sea in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Caribbean Sea and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico
Surveys the physical features, geological borders, climate and currents, water, plant and animal life, and economic and ecological aspects of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.
Jen Green, 2006
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Caribbean Sea
They are all parts of the Caribbean Sea! This body of water is part of the Atlantic Ocean. Its warm, clear water covers about 1 million square miles (3 million sq km) . Groups of islands called the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles are in the ...
John F. Prevost, 2010
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The Caribbean Sea
In text and photographs, presents information about the Caribbean Sea, its location, physical environment, animal life, islands, and mysteries.
Leighton R. Taylor, Blackbirch, 2001
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Dangerous Sea Life of the West Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf ...
Octopus (Octopus spp.) Range: Tropical western Atlantic: Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, including north coast of South America. Habitat: Rocky bottom, grassy areas. Injury: The bite produces a small circular wound and welt; swelling,  ...
Edwin S. Iversen, Renate H. Skinner, 2006
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The Navigation of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea: Vol. ...
Vol. I. The West India Islands, Including the Bermuda Islands and the Bahama Banks United States. Hydrographic Office. the early months of the year, when the trade wind is not very strong, the land wind may come down with considerable, but ...
United States. Hydrographic Office, 1905
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Crossroads of the Caribbean Sea
Surinam, Venezuela, Curaçao, Haiti, Santo Domingo; several subjects.
Hendrik De Leeuw, 1935
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A Guide to the Coral Reefs of the Caribbean
The Caribbean Sea is a large sea, closed off to the west and to the south by the Americas, and partly screened to the north and to the east by the island chains of the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Coral reefs are widespread throughout this sea:  ...
Mark Spalding, Gillian Bunting, 2004
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On the Reticularian Rhizopoda of the Caribbean Sea
Not many years ago the Caribbean sea-bed was little more than a term incogm'm to biological science. While staying for a few years in the Island of St. Bartholomew, one of the Lesser Antilles, I took the opportunity during 1866 and 1869 to ...
Axel Theodor Goës, 1882
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The Navigation of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico: The ...
United States. Hydrographic Office, Robert C. Ray. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. INDEX. 377 Page. Calamar 216 Culawawa river 184 Calderos Altos mountains 189 Caledonia harbor 204 C'ale.
United States. Hydrographic Office, Robert C. Ray, 1890
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Global International Waters Assessment: Regional Assessment ...
This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Small Islands sub-system of the Caribbean Sea region, an area particularly vulnerable to human activities owing to the fragility of the island ecosystems and their limited carrying capacities.
M. C. Bernal, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CARIBBEAN SEA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Caribbean Sea is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tuesday's tropical weather forecast: All clear in Gulf of Mexico
No tropical storms or hurricanes are expected to form during the next five days in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea or the north Atlantic Ocean, ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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Need a Vacation? 5 reasons Cancun is a great choice
Set between the lagoon and the Caribbean Sea, it also has a soccer field, two tennis courts and daily activities including water polo, archery, ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
3
Ambergris Caye, Belize: Back to Nature, Back in Time
Jungles of concrete are replaced by coconut trees, and instead of smog-filled skies, your view is of the emerald-green Caribbean Sea and ... «The Daily Meal, Jul 15»
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Framed by the Sierra
Wandering the footpaths which meander their way from the Caribbean sea to the summit of this coastal mountain range, the explorer began ... «The City Paper Bogota, Jul 15»
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Student Combines Ecology, Music Interests in Coral Reef Research
... soundscape of coral reefs and the amount of living and dead coral in the San Blas Islands in the Guna Yala Comarca of the Caribbean Sea. «Illinois Wesleyan University, Jul 15»
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World's only 'legal mermaid' is centrepiece of festival
So far this year, the finned performer has already visited the Caribbean Sea with the stingrays, eels and sea stars, diving in shipwrecks, and ... «Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, Jul 15»
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Rotary helping with water safety and sanitation in Nicaragua
... and forest, while the east coast, where Feather and the Rotarians worked, consists of hills, forests, and rivers that flow to the Caribbean Sea. «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jul 15»
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Genomic potential for arsenic efflux and methylation varies among …
The Global Ocean Survey sampling sites used for this analysis were predominately from the Sargasso Sea, Caribbean Sea, Eastern Pacific ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Sustainable red grouper use searched
... and associated species -- red porgy, cobia and longspine grunt -- in national waters of the Gulf of Mexico coastline and the Caribbean Sea. «FIS, Jul 15»
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New All-Inclusive Resort Azul Sensatori Jamaica Opens in Negril
A weekly activity menu is chock-full of options from Caribbean Sea aerobics to reggae dance classes. Families with small children can take ... «Fodor's Travel, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Caribbean Sea [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/caribbean-sea>. Jan 2020 ».
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