Atlantic in a sentence

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Definition of Atlantic

  • 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.
  • Of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis.
  • Descended from Atlas.
  • the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
  • relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean

How to use atlantic in a sentence. Atlantic pronunciation.

It was my happiness to cross the Atlantic in the company of this dear brother on the steamship Sardinian, from Quebec to Liverpool, in June, 1880.
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Admiral Sir Thomas Williams, a straight-forward and excellent man, was in command of a ship crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
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A London correspondent of the _Western Christian Advocate_, writing some years ago of raising a fund for the extinction of debts on chapels, gives the following incident: "A gentleman named Wilkes, who was promised a subscription of one thousand guineas to this fund, has a history so remarkable as to be worth relating across the Atlantic.
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From the other side of the Atlantic he would write affectionate, consolatory letters; face to face with her, could he support the show of tenderness, go through an endless series of emotional interviews, always reminding himself that the end in view was hard cash?
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From the other side of the Atlantic he saw her as he had seen her at first, and shrank from returning to the bondage which in a weak moment he had accepted.
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These vegetables had been drifting about the Caribbean Sea and upon the Atlantic Ocean since the 9th and 10th of June.
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The next step was to find a way to send these men across the Atlantic.
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Of this 10 Pounds was spent in London for supplies, and 50 Pounds paid their passage across the Atlantic.
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Hermsdorf returned from Frederica, sick and depressed, and was kindly received by the Moravians in Savannah, though their first favorable impression of him had been lost on the voyage across the Atlantic, when he complained of the fare, and lay in bed most of the time.
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This volume will contain, therefore, only the most important and most famous lives of the Egyptian, Syrian, and Persian hermits, followed, perhaps, by a few later biographies from Western Europe, as proofs that the hermit-type, as it spread toward the Atlantic, remained still the same as in the Egyptian desert.
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But how long do I strive to measure the depths of the Atlantic sea?
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On that peak, so legends tell, St. Patrick stood once, in the spirit and power of Elias-after whom the mountain was long named; fasting, like Elias, forty days and forty nights, and wrestling with the daemons of the storm, and the snakes of the fen, and the Peishta-More, the gigantic monster of the lakes, till he smote the evil things with the golden rod of Jesus, and they rolled over the cliff in hideous rout, and perished in the Atlantic far below.
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From the year 1526 (says M. Jubinal), till as late as 1721, armaments went forth from time to time into the Atlantic, and went forth in vain.
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Sir," said he, in the debate on this question, "it is a subject of peculiar delight to me to look forward to the proud and happy period, distant as it may be, when circulation and association between the Atlantic and the Pacific and the Mexican Gulf shall be as free and perfect as they are at this moment in England, the most highly improved country on the globe.
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You could wade the Atlantic as easily as he, unsupported, could go beyond that stone wall.
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The tale of the death of the young poet, the "happy warrior," as some writer called him, was spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from Canada to the Gulf.
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Edward Twisleton, a man of high character and large attainments, and with a personal disposition that won the respect and affection of a wide circle of friends on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Mrs. Kane was on the Atlantic three days out from New York the afternoon Lester died.
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We, that have lived since Warburton's day, have learned by the solemn example of Mrs. Partington, (which, it is to be hoped, none of us will ever forget,) how useless, how vain it is to take up a mop against the Atlantic Ocean.
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Great is the mop, great is Mrs. Partington, but greater is the Atlantic.
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Examples of Atlantic

Example #1
I met Mr. Muller in the express office the morning of sailing, about half an hour before the tender was to take the passengers to the ship.
Example #2
The writer had many thoughts in this line suggested to him by an incident, with which he was connected, in the life of George Muller.
Example #3
His course brought him in sight of the Island of Ascension, at that time uninhabited, and _never visited by any ship_, except for the purpose of collecting turtles, which abound on the coast.
Example #4
The island was barely descried on the horizon, and was not to be noticed at all; but as Sir Thomas looked at it, he was _seized by an unaccountable desire to steer toward it_.
Example #5
Seven years ago he was a journeyman mechanic.
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Having invented and patented some kind of a crank or spindle used in the cotton manufacture, and needing capital to start himself in the business of making them, he made it a matter of earnest prayer that he might be directed to some one able and willing to assist him.