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Bering, Vitus

Syllabification: Ber·ing, Vitus
Pronunciation: /ˈberiNG
 
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  • (1681–1741), Danish navigator and explorer; full name Vitus Jonassen Bering. He led several Russian expeditions to determine whether Asia and North America were connected by land. The Bering Sea and Bering Strait are named after him.

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