Bering Sea


noun

a part of the N Pacific, N of the Aleutian Islands. 878,000 sq. mi. (2,274,000 sq. km).

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British Dictionary definitions for bering sea

Bering Sea
/ (ˈbɛrɪŋ) /

noun

a part of the N Pacific Ocean, between NE Siberia and Alaska. Area: about 2 275 000 sq km (878 000 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for bering sea

Bering Sea
[ (beer-ing, bair-ing) ]

Northward extension of the Pacific Ocean between Siberia and Alaska. The Bering Strait connects it with the Arctic Ocean.

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