[ mid-at-lan-tik ]

  1. using, manifesting, or characterized by a mixture of American and British behavior or speech.

Words Nearby mid-Atlantic

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How to use mid-Atlantic in a sentence

  • The storm is a gale situated in mid-Atlantic with a certain latitude and longitude, and the cook is in the kitchen.

    The Concept of Nature | Alfred North Whitehead
  • If the mid-Atlantic waters had been strange to Columbus and his men, here before Magellan's people all was thrice unknown.

  • The voyage was uneventful except that I was nearly left behind in mid-Atlantic.

    A Labrador Doctor | Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • Meantime, there was no news of David; he had gone as utterly as a ship foundered in mid-Atlantic.

    Bob, Son of Battle | Alfred Ollivant
  • The crew of a Greek vessel were taken from their foundering ship in mid-Atlantic under circumstances of great peril.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms | David W. Bone

British Dictionary definitions for mid-Atlantic


  1. characterized by a blend of British and American styles, elements, etc: a disc jockey's mid-Atlantic accent

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