Bellingshausen Sea

geographical name
Bel·​lings·​hau·​sen Sea | \ ˈbe-liŋz-ˌhau̇-zᵊn How to pronounce Bellingshausen Sea (audio) \

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large bay of the South Pacific west of the base of the Antarctic Peninsula

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“Bellingshausen Sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bellingshausen%20Sea. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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