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North Atlantic Drift Syllabification: North At·lan·tic Drift
Pronunciation: /nôrTH ətˈlan(t)ik drift/

Definition of North Atlantic Drift in English:

A continuation of the Gulf Stream across the Atlantic Ocean and along the coast of northwestern Europe, where it has a significant warming effect on the climate.

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