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Cattegat

[kat-i-gat, kah-ti-gaht] /ˈkæt ɪˌgæt, ˈkɑ tɪˌgɑt/
noun
1.

Kattegat

or Cattegat

[kat-i-gat, kah-ti-gaht] /ˈkæt ɪˌgæt, ˈkɑ tɪˌgɑt/
noun
1.
a strait between Jutland and Sweden. 40–70 miles (64–113 km) wide.
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  • 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 Bayard Taylor
  • She has to anchor in the Cattegat, and thus suffer two interruptions.

    Visit to Iceland Ida Pfeiffer
  • 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.

  • Neptune had his dwelling in the coral caves near the Island of Eubœa, while Ægir lived in a similar palace near the Cattegat.

    Myths of the Norsemen H. A. Guerber
  • Cattegat, who liked the sugar but not the trick, had been so named by a Danish gentleman who had presented him to Lou and Amy.

  • Cattegat jumped up and looked at Uncle Leonard as if to ask him if he had made that noise, and then glanced about the room.

  • Cattegat will now surely catch that ferocious rat in the last room, thought every one.

  • As Peggy opened the door she heard several voices call: "Don't open that door; Cattegat's after a rat."

British Dictionary definitions for Cattegat

Cattegat

/ˈkætɪˌɡæt/
noun
1.
a former spelling of Kattegat

Kattegat

/ˈkætɪˌɡæt/
noun
1.
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 Sea Former spelling Cattegat
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