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  • proper n. The warm ocean current issuing from the Gulf of Mexico, flowing northeastwards along the coast of North America to the Grand Banks where it breaks eastwards across the Atlantic Ocean and helps to maintain warm temperatures along the western coasts of the British Isles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the warm ocean current of the North Atlantic.
  • n. See under Gulf.

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

  • n. a warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico northward through the Atlantic Ocean

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