Definition of Atlantic time in English:

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Atlantic time

The standard time in a zone including the easternmost parts of mainland Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, specifically.
Example sentences
  • The data suggests that joining the Atlantic time zone would reduce Quebec's high rates of depression.
  • Kate linked to a story this week in the Mirror that makes a case for Quebec joining the Atlantic time zone.
  • Official time is four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time, one hour ahead of Atlantic Standard Time.

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Syllabification: At·lan·tic time

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