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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)

Origin: L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See atlas and Atlantes.

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