Northeast Passage


noun

a ship route along the N coast of Europe and Asia, between the North Sea and the Pacific.

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British Dictionary definitions for Northeast Passage

Northeast Passage

noun

a shipping route along the Arctic coasts of Europe and Asia, between the Atlantic and Pacific: first navigated by Nordenskjöld (1878–79)
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