- a strait between Jutland and Sweden. 40–70 miles (64–113 km) wide.
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Examples from the Web for cattegat
The approach to this fine city from the North by the Cattegat is very charming.Denmark
M. Pearson Thomson
The Cattegat was as smooth as an inland sea, and our voyage could not have been pleasanter.Northern Travel
She has to anchor in the Cattegat, and thus suffer two interruptions.Visit to Iceland
A branch of the family settled down on the desert coast up near the Cattegat, and this was the beginning of the hamlet.Ditte: Girl Alive!
Martin Andersen Nexo
There he embarked for the Cattegat, with a favourable wind, and after crossing the Sound landed at Helsingburg.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus
- a former spelling of Kattegat
- a strait between Denmark and Sweden: linked by the Sound, the Great Belt, and the Little Belt with the Baltic Sea and by the Skagerrak with the North SeaFormer spelling: Cattegat
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