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Irish Sea

noun
1.
a part of the Atlantic between Ireland and England.
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  • He stated the terms, which were hardly less than the affrighting ones blown across the Irish Sea by that fierce party.

  • Britannia Secunda faces the Irish Sea to the north and west.

  • With gusto he took a brigantine in the Irish Sea on the 14th, and sank her.

    The Story of John Paul Jones Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  • The boat showed many evidences that the Irish Sea can be savage when it chooses.

    The Charm of Ireland Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • There came from the coasts of the Irish Sea, a most cruel monster, that was continually devouring the people upon the sea-coasts.

  • The town of Howth consists of one long street running around the base of the hill and facing the harbour and the Irish Sea.

    The Charm of Ireland Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • They spent the summer here for the bathing and the fresh breezes that blow from the Irish Sea and the hills of Wales.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • The west coast faces the Irish Sea, with a width varying from 45 to 130 m.

  • When they awoke next morning, they were well out into the Irish Sea, the Welsh hills slowly disappearing at the left.

    Story of Chester Lawrence Nephi Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for Irish Sea

Irish Sea

noun
1.
an arm of the North Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain and Ireland
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