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Antarctic Ocean

noun
1.
the waters surrounding Antarctica, comprising the southernmost parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans.
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  • Some geologists said this accounted for the greater depth of the Antarctic Ocean.

    The Moon Metal Garrett P. Serviss
  • His explorations in the Antarctic Ocean showed a hardihood and determination seldom surpassed.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • The mate's body was buried in the cold Antarctic Ocean, and the barque sailed for England.

    Yule Logs Various
  • They strung out and started for the Antarctic Ocean, with a big old wicker-worked demijohn in the lead.

    Over the Sliprails Henry Lawson
  • "If we keep it up we'll land somewhere near the Antarctic Ocean," remarked Kennedy, doubtfully.

    A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"

    Russell Doubleday
  • This awful creature came slowly up from the Antarctic Ocean, toward the ships full of people.

    Marjorie's Busy Days Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Antarctic Ocean

Antarctic Ocean

noun
1.
the sea surrounding Antarctica, consisting of the most southerly parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans Also called Southern Ocean
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