Definition of Drake Passage in English:

Drake Passage

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  • An area of ocean, noted for its violent storms, connecting the South Atlantic with the South Pacific and separating 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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