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Arabian Sea

noun
1.
the NW arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia.
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  • They voyaged through the Arabian Sea, with the parched desert shores shimmering in the white hot sun.

    Fair Harbor Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • He was busy feeding little fishes in the Arabian Sea when it happened.

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • She would be a prize for the German gunboats in the Arabian Sea.

    A Yankee in the Far East George Hoyt Allen
  • A drive along the picturesque shore of the Arabian Sea is an experience never to be forgotten.

    Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
  • Our passage across the Arabian Sea was as smooth as the most timid of navigators could desire.

British Dictionary definitions for Arabian Sea

Arabian Sea

noun
1.
the NW part of the Indian Ocean, between Arabia and India
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Arabian Sea in Culture

Arabian Sea definition


Part of the Indian Ocean whose main arms include the Gulf of Oman to the northwest and the Gulf of Aden to the west.

Note: It is an important trade route between the Indian subcontinent and the states of the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea.
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