Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Atlantic"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Atlantic \At*lan"tic\, a. [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See {Atlas}
and {Atlantes}.]
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.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean; "Atlantic
currents" [syn: {Atlantic}]
n : the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on
the west from Europe and Africa on the east [syn: {Atlantic},
{Atlantic Ocean}]

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