Black Sea

geographical name \ˈyük-sən, -ˌsīn\\ˈpän-təs-ˌyük-ˈsī-nəs\
variants: less commonly

Euxine Sea

\ˈyük-sən, -ˌsīn\play or ancient

Pontus Euxinus

\ˈpän-təs-ˌyük-ˈsī-nəs\play

Definition of Black Sea

  1. sea between Europe and Asia that is connected with the Aegean Sea through the Bosporus, Sea of Marmara, and Dardanelles and receives the Danube and several other rivers area more than 160,000 square miles (414,400 square kilometers)


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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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