Mare Nectaris

[ mahr-ey nek-tahr-is, mair-ee ]

noun
  1. (Sea of Nectar) a dark plain in the fourth quadrant of the face of the moon: about 26,000 sq. mi. (67,000 sq. km).

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How to use Mare Nectaris in a sentence

  • Not water, but perhaps a sea of lava which has now solidified and forms the floor of the Mare Nectaris.

    Pleasures of the telescope | Garrett Serviss
  • That's Mare Nectaris, the gray spot over there on the southwest, isn't it?

    All Around the Moon | Jules Verne