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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of polynya.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The open sea supposed to surround the north pole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An open or unfrozen place in the midst of the ice of a river or lake or in the ocean: a word used in English only by navigators in arctic seas.


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