Definition of Sargasso Sea in English:

Sargasso Sea

Syllabification: Sar·gas·so Sea
Pronunciation: /särˌgasō ˈsē
  • A region of the western Atlantic Ocean between the Azores and the Caribbean Sea, so called because of the prevalence in it of floating sargasso seaweed. It is the breeding place of eels from the rivers of Europe and eastern North America, and is known for its usually calm conditions.

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