Atlantic time

noun

: the time of the fourth time zone west of Greenwich that includes the Canadian Maritime Provinces, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Atlantic time was in 1879

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“Atlantic time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atlantic%20time. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

Atlantic time

noun
: the time of the fourth time zone west of Greenwich that includes the Canadian Maritime Provinces, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
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