the region of the world that lies in the Northern Hemisphere of the Atlantic Ocean, including all the coastal countries, islands, and archipelagos located there: As a biologist based in Newfoundland, she has a particular interest in the flora and fauna of the North Atlantic.
of or relating to the region of the world that lies in the Northern Hemisphere of the Atlantic Ocean, often specifically to the North Atlantic Ocean itself: The most active time for North Atlantic hurricane development seems to be from mid-August to mid-October.
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How to use North Atlantic in a sentence
Norway served a delectable North Atlantic halibut confit with smoked purée celeriac, sunchoke, and cured game meat.
Western Europe—sticking out into the cold North Atlantic, far from the centers of action—had always been a backwater.
That means going beyond the traditional concept of mutual self-defense, under Article Five of the North Atlantic treaty.
He was experienced in the North Atlantic trade, in seal, whale and cod fishing and other Newfoundland industries.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
This the tribes who spread along the shores of the North Atlantic were told, and nothing was held back.The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
Between twenty and thirty million are yearly taken on the North Atlantic coast.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
A naval battle in the North Atlantic is depicted, and the course of the river Orinoko, with various symbolical figures.Sir Walter Ralegh | William Stebbing
The dory is a flat-bottomed, high-sided boat peculiar to the North Atlantic coasts of the American continent.The Viking Blood | Frederick William Wallace