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White Sea

noun
1.
an arm of the Arctic Ocean, in the NW Russian Federation in Europe. About 36,000 sq. mi. (93,240 sq. km).
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  • Once in the White Sea, the Denver was made ready for instant action.

    The Solar Magnet Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • No, we must stick to the land till we get to the mouth of the White Sea.

    Condemned as a Nihilist George Alfred Henty
  • They sailed along the coast of Lapland and into the White Sea.

  • It was growing dusk and the faces became blurred into a White Sea.

    Rupert of Hentzau Anthony Hope
  • And when he was shot why did you not in due course go to the White Sea, or wherever she was, and offer yourself?

  • The North Sea is turning purple far out on the horizon, and White Sea birds are flying across beyond sound.

    The Spell of Scotland

    Keith Clark
  • The wing of a White Sea swallow never swept a lovelier curve on the breast of the ocean than the line of this valley.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • This will be sufficient to show that the White Sea voyage remained familiar in Norway.

  • The working out of this problem was simply a continuation of the north-eastern voyages of the Norwegians to the White Sea.

British Dictionary definitions for White Sea

White Sea

noun
1.
an almost landlocked inlet of the Barents Sea on the coast of NW Russia. Area: 90 000 sq km (34 700 sq miles)
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