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Beaufort Sea

Line breaks: Beau|fort Sea
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊfət
 
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Definition of Beaufort Sea in English:

A part of the Arctic Ocean lying to the north of Alaska and Canada.

Origin

named after the English admiral Sir Francis Beaufort (see Beaufort scale).

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