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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Atlantic  \At*lan"tic\,  a.  [L.  Atlanticus  fr  Atlas.  See  {Atlas} 
  and  {Atlantes}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  Mt  Atlas  in  Libya,  and  hence  applied 
  to  the  ocean  which  lies  between  Europe  and  Africa  on  the 
  east  and  America  on  the  west;  as  the  Atlantic  Ocean 
  (called  also  the  Atlantic);  the  Atlantic  basin;  the 
  Atlantic  telegraph. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  isle  of  Atlantis. 
 
  3.  Descended  from  Atlas. 
 
  The  seven  Atlantic  sisters.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Atlantic 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  bordering  the  Atlantic  Ocean;  "Atlantic 
  currents"  [syn:  {Atlantic}] 
  n  :  the  2nd  largest  ocean;  separates  North  and  South  America  on 
  the  west  from  Europe  and  Africa  on  the  east  [syn:  {Atlantic}, 
  {Atlantic  Ocean}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Atlantic,  IA  (city,  FIPS  3520) 
  Location:  41.39825  N,  95.01484  W 
  Population  (1990):  7432  (3356  housing  units) 
  Area:  21.1  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50022 
  Atlantic,  NC 
  Zip  code(s):  28511 
  Atlantic,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  16111 




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