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Bering Strait

noun
1.
a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 miles (58 km) wide.
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  • We're nigh one of the Aleutians, an' Bering Strait is full of ice.

    A Man to His Mate J. Allan Dunn
  • On general principles they patrol the west side of Bering Strait.

    A Man to His Mate J. Allan Dunn
  • These indicated our position as being four or five miles from the Pole, towards Bering Strait.

    The North Pole Robert E. Peary
  • The wounded giant fell into Bering Strait and formed a bridge across which the reindeer entered America.

    The Red Man's Continent Ellsworth Huntington
  • If they came across Bering Strait, they encountered a still more severe climate.

    The Red Man's Continent Ellsworth Huntington
  • Whether actual intergradation (crossbreeding) ever takes place across the narrow Bering Strait I do not know.

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • In fact, they come very close together to-day at Bering Strait.

  • The white polar bear does not wander south of the sixty-fifth parallel, and is only found near Bering Strait.

  • The passage received the name Bering Strait from its discoverer, and the same name was bestowed upon the sea leading to it.

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Bering Strait

noun
1.
a strait between Alaska and Russia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean
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