a relatively calm area of water in the N Atlantic, NE of the West Indies.
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We are nearing the Sargasso-sea,—entering the path of the trade-winds.Two Years in the French West Indies|Lafcadio Hearn
British Dictionary definitions for sargasso sea
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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