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Weddell Sea

Syllabification: Wed·dell Sea
Pronunciation: /ˈwedl, wəˈdel

Definition of Weddell Sea in English:

An arm of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Antarctica.


named after the British explorer James Weddell (1787–1834), who visited it in 1823.

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