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- proper n. Sea route through the Arctic Ocean, connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean.
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- adj. a passage or communication by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north coast of America, long sought for by navigators.
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- n. a water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America; Europeans since the 16th century had searched for a short route to the Far East before it was successfully traversed by Roald Amundsen (1903-1906)
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