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Meaning of "Sargasso Sea" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SARGASSO SEA

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SARGASSO SEA

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Sargasso Sea is a noun.
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WHAT DOES SARGASSO SEA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sargasso Sea

Sargasso Sea

The Sargasso Sea is a region in the gyre in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded on the west by the Gulf Stream; on the north, by the North Atlantic Current; on the east, by the Canary Current; and on the south, by the North Atlantic Equatorial Current. This system of ocean currents forms the North Atlantic Gyre. All the currents deposit the marine plants and refuse they carry into this sea. The Sargasso Sea is 1,100 km wide and 3,200 km long. It stretches from roughly 70 degrees west to 40 degrees west, and from 20 degrees north to 35 degrees north. Bermuda is near the western fringes of the sea. The ocean water in the Sargasso Sea is distinctive for its deep blue color and exceptional clarity, with underwater visibility of up to 200 feet.

Definition of Sargasso Sea in the English dictionary

The definition of Sargasso Sea in the dictionary is a calm area of the N Atlantic, between the Caribbean and the Azores, where there is an abundance of floating seaweed of the genus Sargassum.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SARGASSO SEA

Sardou
saree
SARFU
sargasso
sargasso weed
sargassum
sarge
Sargent
Sargeson
Sargodha
Sargon II
Sargon of Akkad
sargus
sari
Sarie Marais

WORDS THAT END LIKE SARGASSO SEA

Adriatic Sea
Aegean Sea
Arabian Sea
Aral Sea
Baltic Sea
Barents Sea
Black Sea
Caribbean Sea
Celtic Sea
China Sea
Coral Sea
Dead Sea
Inland Sea
Mediterranean Sea
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Philippine Sea
Red Sea
South China Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea

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

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Translation of «Sargasso Sea» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SARGASSO SEA

Find out the translation of Sargasso Sea to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sargasso 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 «Sargasso Sea» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

马尾藻海
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Mar de los Sargazos
570 millions of speakers

English

Sargasso Sea
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Sargasso सागर
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

بحر سارجاسو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Саргассово море
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Mar dos Sargaços
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সর্গাসো সাগর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mer des Sargasses
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Laut Sargasso
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sargassosee
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サルガッソー海
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사르 가소 바다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sargasso Sea
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Biển Sargasso
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சர்கஸ்ஸோ கடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सर्गसो सी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sargasso Denizi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Sargasso Sea
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Morza Sargassowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Саргасове море
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Marea Sargaselor
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Σαργασσών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sargassozee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sargassohavet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sargassohavet
5 millions of speakers

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SARGASSO SEA»

Discover the use of Sargasso Sea in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sargasso Sea and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The wide Sargasso sea
Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life
Jean Rhys, 1966
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The Postcolonial Rewriting of Colonial Stories: Jane Eyre ...
Although written in 1966, the novel is widely acknowledged as Jane Eyre's prequel and puts more emphasis on Antoinette's (as named by Rhys) life before she became the wife of a man who is never actually named but is usually identified as ...
Christina Münzner, 2013
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"Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys as a Postcolonial Response ...
Seeing Jane Eyre and Antoinette Cosway as sisters and doubles is very popular with some critics who dealt with the works of Charlotte Bronte and Jean Rhys. Nevertheless, I would like to focus in this essay on Gayatri Chakrav
Malgorzata Swietlik, 2011
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Rochester and Bertha in "Jane Eyre" and "Wide Sargasso Sea": ...
Whereas there is no doubt that she does become insane at the end of Rhys's novel, the reason for this is not her evil nature but a destructive relationship along with her transportation away from everything she ever knew into the cold of ...
Laura Deneke, 2007
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Wide Sargasso Sea: Shmoop Literature Guide
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Shmoop, 2010
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In the Sargasso Sea A Novel
I. PAY. FOR. MY. PASSAGE. TO. LOANGO. Captain Luke Chilton counted over the five-dollar notes with a greater care than I thought was necessary, considering that there were only ten of them; and cautiously examined each separate one, ...
Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone) Janvier, 2012
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Jean Rhys: Wide Sargasso Sea
"In this Icon Readers' Guide, Carl Plasa provides a survey and analysis of the most stimulating critical responses to Wide Sargasso Sea.
Jean Rhys, Carl Plasa, Nicolas Tredell, 2001
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Colonial Discourse/ Postcolonial Theory
(Grace Poole's words to Antoinette, Wide sargasso sea, p. 149) Local knowledge In the Introduction to this book the editors discuss some of the problems raised at the Symposium about the term 'postcoloniaP. One case to be argued in ...
Francis Barker, Peter Hulme, Margeret Iverson, 1996
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Representations of Masculinity in Things Fall Apart and Wide ...
Throughout the novel, readers are reminded of his bravery. It is him who finally throws Amalinze the Cat, a wrestler unbeaten for seven years. He is also the first one to bring home a human head won in a fight in an inter-tribal war.
Jenny Roch, 2006
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Seasonal Carbon Cycling in the Sargasso Sea Near Bermuda
Estimation of seasonal primary production from moored optical "sensors in the Sargasso Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research 97(C5):7399-7412. Martin, John H., George A. Knauer, David M. Karl, and William W. Broenkow. 1987. VERTEX: ...
Nicolas Gruber, Charles D. Keeling, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SARGASSO SEA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sargasso Sea is used in the context of the following news items.
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Severe seaweed invasion fouling Barbados beaches
The drifting seaweed comes from the Sargasso Sea, a sprawling body of warm water in the Atlantic known for its thick mats of brownish algae. «The Globe and Mail, May 15»
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German research vessel to set sail for Sargasso Sea
Scientists on-board the RV Maria S Merian will be assessing the hydrographic and ecological situation of the central Sargasso Sea pelagic community, its key ... «Royal Gazette, Apr 15»
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Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea: Final Workshop Report …
LYMINGTON, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The final workshop report, "Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea: Legal and Environmental Issues in ... «Business Wire, Jan 15»
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Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea
LYMINGTON, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 23rd October 2014, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), together with the Centre for ... «Business Wire, Nov 14»
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Atlantic Coast seaweed bloom may be a growing problem
Sargassum is a constant presence in the Atlantic, so much so that a large swath of the North Atlantic is known as the Sargasso Sea. Experts say sustained winds ... «USA TODAY, Oct 14»
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Sargasso Sea could be experiencing dramatic drop in biodiversity
Scientists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) have discovered what could be the first signs of a startling drop in biodiversity in the ... «Science AAAS, Sep 14»
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Big changes in the Sargasso Sea
Over one thousand miles wide and three thousand miles long, the Sargasso Sea occupies almost two thirds of the North Atlantic Ocean. Within the sea, circling ... «Phys.Org, Sep 14»
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Amazing eels in danger
All American and European eels begin their lives in the Sargasso Sea, a two-million square-mile region of the Atlantic Ocean between the Azores and the West ... «Asbury Park Press, Jul 14»
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Why Sargasso Sea? Gulf Coast's plea over origins of seaweed stink
Gulf Coast residents have entered their third month of dealing with a smelly, spongy, slimy scourge. Sargassum, a free-floating type of seaweed, has washed up ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 14»
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Sargasso Sea Featured In The Journal 'Science'
The March 28, 2014 issue of the journal Science featured an article entitled “Champions of the Sargasso Sea” which highlighted work being carried out by a ... «Bernews, Apr 14»

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