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  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Adria 
  (Acts  27:27;  R.V.,  "the  sea  of  Adria"),  the  Adriatic  Sea, 
  including  in  Paul's  time  the  whole  of  the  Mediterranean  lying 
  between  Crete  and  Sicily.  It  is  the  modern  Gulf  of  Venice,  the 
  _Mare  Superum_  of  the  Romans,  as  distinguished  from  the  _Mare 
  Inferum_  or  Tyrrhenian  Sea. 
 




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