a part of the Arctic Ocean between NE Europe and the islands of Spitzbergen, Franz Josef Land, and Novaya Zemlya.
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British Dictionary definitions for Barents Sea
/ (ˈbærənts) /
a part of the Arctic Ocean, bounded by Norway, Russia, and the islands of Novaya Zemlya, Spitsbergen, and Franz Josef Land
Word Origin for Barents Sea
named after Willem Barents (1550–97) Dutch navigator and explorer
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