from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The circle which bounds the view of the observer at sea.


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  • At last she was able to take her eyes from the surf and gaze at the sea-horizon of deepest peacock-blue and piled with cloud-masses, at the curve of the beach south to the jagged point of rocks, and at the rugged blue mountains seen across soft low hills, landward, up Carmel Valley.


  • At length an opening in the trees allowed the sea-horizon to be seen.

    The Mysterious Island

  • At length an opening in the trees allowed the sea-horizon to be seen.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Looking in that direction over the gloomy-metalled porphyritic slopes upon which we stand, the glance extends to a manner of sea-horizon; while the several planes below it are dotted with hills and hill-ranges, white, red, and black, all dwarfed by distance to the size of thimbles and pincushions.

    The Land of Midian

  • El – Zahd north and El – Shárr south, the curtain, rising from a sea-horizon, seems to divide itself.

    The Land of Midian

  • In this direction the Zaire assumes the semblance of a mountain lake, whilst down stream the broad bosom of the Nshibúl branch forms almost a sea-horizon, with dots showing where tall, scattered palms spring from the watery surface.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • There, like a sea of quicksilver, lay far beneath us the grand expanse of water, a boundless sea-horizon on the south and south-west, glittering in the noonday sun, while at sixty miles 'distance, blue mountains rose from the lake to a height of about seven thousand feet above its level.

    A Book of Discovery The History of the World's Exploration, From the Earliest Times to the Finding of the South Pole

  • A cheerful fire was burning in the stove, and we gathered about it: the wind blew a stronger gale each moment outside, barring out the far sea-horizon with a wall of gray mist.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 099, March, 1876

  • In that position his visible world was limited to a stony slope, a few boulders, the bush against which he leaned and the vista of a piece of empty sea-horizon.

    The Rover

  • But it was the glorious polished blue of the sea-horizon that bounded all his thoughts.

    Where the Blue Begins


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