Sargasso Sea


noun
  1. a relatively calm area of water in the N Atlantic, NE of the West Indies.

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How to use Sargasso Sea in a sentence

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is hovering near 14,000, and global bond markets are as calm as the Sargasso Sea.

  • She may drift into the Sargasso Sea of daytime television, where she can chat up B-list celebrities.

    Arrivederci, Sarah! | Joe McGinniss | October 6, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The same may be said of the Sargasso Sea, where millions of living creatures make their home.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide | Augusta Foote Arnold
  • The days slipped rapidly away, until we entered the Sargasso Sea, that strange vortex in the middle of the Atlantic.

    The Log of a Sea-Waif | Frank T. Bullen
  • On several days about this time, we passed through large masses of seaweed drifting from the Sargasso Sea.

    Five Months on a German Raider | Frederic George Trayes
  • The ship, soon clear of the Sargasso Sea, glided on proudly, with all sail set below and aloft.

    In the Eastern Seas | W.H.G. Kingston
  • When they had been about forty days out from Palos, the ship ran into what is marked upon your maps as the Sargasso Sea.

British Dictionary definitions for Sargasso Sea

Sargasso Sea

noun
  1. a calm area of the N Atlantic, between the Caribbean and the Azores, where there is an abundance of floating seaweed of the genus Sargassum

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