Definition of Drake Passage in English:

Drake Passage

Syllabification: Drake Pas·sage
An area of ocean, noted for its violent storms, that connects the South Atlantic Ocean with the South Pacific Ocean and separates the southern tip of South America (Cape Horn) from the Antarctic Peninsula.

Origin

named after Sir Francis Drake (see Drake, Sir Francis).

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