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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
strait between Cape Horn & the South Shetland Islands: c. 400 mi (644 km) wide
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A strait between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands. It connects the southern Atlantic and Pacific oceans.