• (RP) enPR: ət-lăn'tĭk, IPA: /ətˈlæn.tɪk/
  • (GA) enPR: ăt-lăn'tĭk, IPA: /ætˈlæn.tɪk/
Proper noun
  1. The Atlantic Ocean.
  2. A branch of the Niger-Congo languages spoken along the Atlantic coast in West Africa.
  3. A city/county seat in Cass County, Iowa.
Translations Adjective

Atlantic (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.
  2. Pertaining to locations adjacent to or in the vicinity of the Atlantic Ocean, such as the British Isles in Northwestern Europe, or the eastern seaboard of the USA.
  3. Pertaining to the legendary island of Atlantis.
  4. Pertaining to the Atlantic language family.
  5. Descended from the legendary Atlas.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 9”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      The Seav'n Atlantick sisters.
Translations Noun

Atlantic (plural Atlantics)

  1. (rail) A steam locomotive of the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement. swp 4-4-2 (locomotive)

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