Atlantic

adjective
At·lan·tic | \ ət-ˈlan-tik , at- \

Definition of Atlantic 

1a : of, relating to, or found in, on, or near the Atlantic Ocean

b : of, relating to, or found on or near the east coast of the U.S.

2 : of or relating to the nations that border the Atlantic Ocean the Atlantic community

First Known Use of Atlantic

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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