- an arm of the North Sea, between Denmark and Norway. 150 miles (240 km) long; 80–90 miles (130–145 km) wide.
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Examples from the Web for skagerrak
Let us draw a military comparison between Trafalgar and the battle of Skagerrak.
Still less can the battle of Skagerrak have left its impress upon world history.
Northwards it swells somewhat in breadth, and runs out to the shore of the Noric Channel (Skagerrak).The Danish History, Books I-IX
Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
The Skagerrak (Jutland) battle has proved what the fleet meant and what it was worth.The Kaiser's Memoirs
William II, German Emperor
- an arm of the North Sea between Denmark and Norway, merging with the Kattegat in the southeast
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