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Bering Strait   /bˈɛrɪŋ streɪt/   Listen
Bering Strait

A strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean.

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"Bering Strait" Quotes from Famous Books

... whom were Uhland, Gustav Schwab and Count Alexander von Wurtemberg, whose literary aspirations were ridiculed by Heine as "la Romantique defroquee." Stimulated by his fellow poet Chamisso's voyage to Bering Strait, Lenau sought new inspiration in America. On his return he wrote a number of poems on America, which were published under the title of "Atlantica." In later years Lenau's verses, like those of Leopardi in Italy, became ever more melancholy, owing partly to inherited tendencies. ...
— A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year - Volume Two (of Three) • Edwin Emerson

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