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  • noun Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)

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Examples

  • No one who has read the "Sea Wolf" can fail to feel that it is written less as a deliberate sea-story than as a passionate expression of the author's estimate of his own experiences before the mast, sealing in Behring Sea, or along the coast of Japan.

    JACK LONDON AND HIS WORK

  • Jewish origin, who had played a significant role in Behring's successes.

    Emil von Behring: The Founder of Serum Therapy

  • During the Crimean war, British and French gunboats bombarded forts in Behring Sea.

    The Old Romance in Canada

  • The Crimean war, and the roar of guns from British battleships off her forts in Behring Sea, shattered that illusion, and before the war ended, she approached the United States for the sale of her great empire in America.

    The Old Romance in Canada

  • The other current, called Behring Current, flows just the other way.

    The Fur Country

  • The Arctic Ocean encircles with a belt of eternal ice the desert confines of Siberia and North America -- the uttermost limits of the Old and New worlds, separated by the narrow, channel, known as Behring's Straits.

    The Wandering Jew — Volume 01

  • The Arctic Ocean encircles with a belt of eternal ice the desert confines of Siberia and North America -- the uttermost limits of the Old and New worlds, separated by the narrow, channel, known as Behring's

    The Wandering Jew — Complete

  • Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was right when he insisted that Abders Behring Breivik, who committed mass murders in Norway in July, is not a Christian.

    A Call to All Religious Moderates

  • The Norway shootings, where Anders Behring Breivik, calling himself a "crusader" for Christendom, killed 76 people, has shocked the world.

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Terrorism, Fear And Spirituality

  • The Norway shootings, where Anders Behring Breivik, calling himself a "crusader" for Christendom, killed 76 people, has shocked the world.

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Terrorism, Fear And Spirituality

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