The Atlantic Ocean.
Atlantic definition by Webster's New World
Atlantic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, in, or near the Atlantic Ocean.
- Of, on, or near the eastern coast of the United States.
- Of or concerning countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, especially those of Europe and North America.
Origin: Middle English Atlantik, from Latin (mare) Atlanticum, Atlantic (sea), from Greek (pelagos) Atlantikos, from Atlās, Atlant-, Atlas, Mount Atlas (in west Africa, on which the heavens were believed to rest); see telə- in Indo-European roots.
Variant of Atlantic Ocean
Origin: Classical Latin Atlanticum (mare), Atlantic (ocean) ; from Atlanticus, of the Atlas Mountains ; from Atlas, Atlas