Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of seamark.

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Examples

  • He also studied his seamarks, and by April 24 he knew they were in American waters very near the Grand Bank.

    Champlain's Dream

  • These are the official seamarks for the patch of trustworthy bottom represented on the Admiralty charts by an irregular oval of dots enclosing several figures six, with a tiny anchor engraved among them, and the legend “mud and shells” over all.

    Amy Foster

  • And the “seamarks” exhibit itself included a sound-art work based on a recording of the speech given by Saint-John Perse pen-name of Alexis Leger, the French author of Seamarks, when accepting the 1960 Nobel Prize in Literature.

    Disquiet » Beyond Laptops

  • His visual-art exhibit, titled “seamarks,” ran in the Walter and McBean Galleries from January through March.

    Disquiet » Beyond Laptops

  • Even missing the seamarks, one can still make port.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • These are the official seamarks for the patch of trustworthy bottom represented on the Admiralty charts by an irregular oval of dots enclosing several figures six, with a tiny anchor engraved among them, and the legend "mud and shells" over all.

    Falk; Amy Foster; To-Morrow

  • Mount St. Elias, insulated in the vast extent of the seas, or placed on the coasts of continents, serve as sea-marks to direct the pilot, when he has no means of determining the position of the vessel by the observation of the stars; everything which has a relation to the visibility of these natural seamarks, is interesting to the safety of navigation.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • Islands, rivers, capes, bays, and other land or seamarks, by which navigators usually describe their progress along an unknown coast, are almost entirely unmentioned.

    The Voyage of Verrazzano A Chapter in the Early History of Maritime Discovery in America

  • Here we design only to make a coasting voyage of survey round the headlands and most conspicuous seamarks of our subject, as they are brought forward by Mr. Gillman, or collaterally suggested by our own reflections; and especially we wish to say a word or two on Coleridge as an opium-eater.

    Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

  • Santa Martha, the peak of Orizaba, the Silla of Caracas, Mowna-Roa, and Mount St. Elias, insulated in the vast extent of the seas, or placed on the coasts of continents, serve as sea-marks to direct the pilot, when he has no means of determining the position of the vessel by the observation of the stars; everything which has a relation to the visibility of these natural seamarks, is interesting to the safety of navigation.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 1

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