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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ice-clogged body of water between Greenland and the eastern islands of Canada's Arctic Archipelago, including Ellesmere, Devon, and Baffin Islands. It connects with the Arctic Ocean to the north and west and with the Atlantic Ocean to the south by way of Davis Strait.

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  • proper noun A sea between Greenland and Nunavut.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a body of water between Greenland and northeastern Canada; connected with the Arctic Ocean to the north and with the Atlantic Ocean (via the Labrador Sea) to the south; icebound in winter

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