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Antarctic Ocean

the waters surrounding Antarctica, comprising the southernmost parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans. Unabridged
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  • His explorations in the Antarctic Ocean showed a hardihood and determination seldom surpassed.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • Some geologists said this accounted for the greater depth of the Antarctic Ocean.

    The Moon Metal Garrett P. Serviss
  • This awful creature came slowly up from the Antarctic Ocean, toward the ships full of people.

    Marjorie's Busy Days Carolyn Wells
  • They strung out and started for the Antarctic Ocean, with a big old wicker-worked demijohn in the lead.

    Over the Sliprails Henry Lawson
  • The mate's body was buried in the cold Antarctic Ocean, and the barque sailed for England.

    Yule Logs Various
  • "If we keep it up we'll land somewhere near the Antarctic Ocean," remarked Kennedy, doubtfully.

    A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee" Russell Doubleday
British Dictionary definitions for Antarctic Ocean

Antarctic Ocean

the sea surrounding Antarctica, consisting of the most southerly parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans Also called Southern Ocean
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