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Bermuda Triangle


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  • proper n. An area in the Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes have disappeared under allegedly mysterious circumstances.
  • proper n. By extension, any area where things mysteriously disappear.

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

  • n. an area in the western Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes are supposed to have been mysteriously lost


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  • "Many [students] are impeded in what I call the Bermuda Triangle black hole of remediation,"

  • The area where they were lost became known as the Bermuda Triangle


  • We also discussed the Bermuda Triangle, which is a triangle version of Humboldt Fog.

    Say Cheese: Meet Caroline Ross

  • Researching the Gulf Stream was fascinating, and it made me think that maybe the so-called Bermuda Triangle mystery—at least for shipping—is nothing more than the Gulf Stream generating waves larger than surrounding waters and sinking boats before they can get out a Mayday.


  • THE TRIANGLE will explore the eerie reputation of the body of water known as the Bermuda Triangle, a zone of water off the coast of Florida where numerous planes and sailing vessels have disappeared without a trace.

    worlds in a grain of sand

  • The period from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year's is known as the Bermuda Triangle, a potential relapse.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2004

  • Yesterday when I went to a local meeting here, I was told that this area is called the Bermuda Triangle because of the enormous tasks required.

    Castro Delivers Speech to Minibrigades

  • Also known as the Bermuda Triangle, the Devil's Triangle is a region within the boundary created by the tip of Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico where numerous aircraft and ships have disappeared over the years, seemingly without a trace.

    DVD Verdict

  • The Bermuda Triangle is a region that is infamous for the mysterious disappearances of boats and planes wit ...

    Unexplained Mysteries

  • Two of the so-called Bermuda Triangle's most mysterious disappearances in the late 1940s may have been solved.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition


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