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Bering Sea

noun
1.
a part of the N Pacific, N of the Aleutian Islands. 878,000 sq. mi. (2,274,000 sq. km).
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  • Early in June their nests are built on remote islands in Bering Sea.

    The Bird Book Chester A. Reed
  • The Yukon swept him away, and he might or might not win to Bering Sea.

    Lost Face Jack London
  • As in the Bering Sea case, the court was asked not only to judge the facts but also to draw up an agreement for the future.

    The Path of Empire Carl Russell Fish
  • We are getting near Bering Sea, and there are storms and blizzards.

    Love of Life Jack London
  • With their slipping off into Bering Sea, all trace of them was lost until their return the following spring.

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Bering Sea

/ˈbɛrɪŋ/
noun
1.
a part of the N Pacific Ocean, between NE Siberia and Alaska. Area: about 2 275 000 sq km (878 000 sq miles)
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Bering Sea in Culture
Bering Sea [(beer-ing, bair-ing)]

Northward extension of the Pacific Ocean between Siberia and Alaska. The Bering Strait connects it with the Arctic Ocean.

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