North Sea

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English North-see, from Old English norþsǣ (northern sea, Bristol Channel, Baltic, North Sea), equivalent to north +‎ sea. Cognate with West Frisian Noardsee (North Sea), Dutch Noordzee (North Sea), German Nordsee (North Sea), Swedish Nordsjön (North Sea), Icelandic Norðursjór (North Sea).

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North Sea

  1. An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between Britain (in the west), Scandinavia (in the east) and Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and France (in the south).

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