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Antarctic Ocean:see Southern OceanSouthern Ocean
or Antarctic Ocean,
name sometimes given to those parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans that surround Antarctica S of roughly 60°S.
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Antarctic Ocean[‚ant′ärd·ik ‚ō·shən]
A circumpolar ocean belt including those portions of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans which reach the Antarctic continent and are bounded on the north by the Subtropical Convergence; not recognized as a separate ocean.
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the sea surrounding Antarctica, consisting of the most southerly parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans
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