Bermuda Triangle


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Bermuda Triangle,

area in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida where a number of ships and aircraft have vanished. Also known as the Devil's Triangle, it is bounded at its points by Melbourne, Fla.; Bermuda; and Puerto Rico. Storms are common in the region, and investigations to date have not produced scientific evidence of any unusual phenomena involved in the disappearances.
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Bermuda Triangle

area of mysterious disappearance of ships and planes at sea. [Am. Hist.: The Bermuda Triangle]

Bermuda Triangle

section of North Atlantic where many planes and ships have mysteriously disappeared. [Am. Hist.: EB, I: 1007]
See: Mystery
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Bermuda Triangle

an area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded by Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and Florida where ships and aeroplanes are alleged to have disappeared mysteriously
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