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Barents Sea

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noun
  1. a part of the Arctic Ocean between NE Europe and the islands of Spitzbergen, Franz Josef Land, and Novaya Zemlya.
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Barents Sea

noun
  1. a part of the Arctic Ocean, bounded by Norway, Russia, and the islands of Novaya Zemlya, Spitsbergen, and Franz Josef Land
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Word Origin

named after Willem Barents (1550–97) Dutch navigator and explorer
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