Origin of Atlantic
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There was Air France Flight 447, which fell into the south Atlantic in 2009.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Atlantic has reported extensively on the at least $600 million Amazon stands to be paid for handling CIA data.
“The youngest old man any of us knows,” an unnamed friend of Atlantic Publisher David Bradley said of Hughes.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Much like the Taj Mahal, Revel opened in classically gaudy Atlantic City style in April 2012—with a sunrise Champagne toast.
Notoriously, Atlantic City did not get its first supermarket until 1996.
He believed in his Idea so thoroughly that he knew he was going to find something across the Atlantic.Christopher Columbus, Complete|Filson Young
But the Atlantic would not alone produce so great an effect.The Beauties of Nature|Sir John Lubbock
News travelled slowly across the Atlantic, and neither British nor American commanders knew of it for months later.A History of the United States|Cecil Chesterton
The sea was calm, with just that pleasant, lazy swell which the Atlantic never really loses.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
It was learned beyond doubt at Atlantic that the Doctor and Ethel had been there.When the Cock Crows|Waldron Baily
Word Origin for Atlantic
late 14c., occean of Athlant "sea off the west coast of Africa" (early 15c. as occean Atlantyke), from Latin Atlanticus, from Greek Atlantikos "of Atlas," adjectival form of Atlas (genitive Atlantos), in reference to Mount Atlas in Mauritania (see Atlas). Applied to the whole ocean since c.1600.