by sea


: by means of a ship
We traveled by sea.

Examples of by sea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Using tables that predicted the future position of the moon, the astronomer calculated that totality would pass southeast over Penobscot Bay in what is now south-central Maine, a journey of about 165 miles by sea from Boston. Yaakov Zinberg, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Apr. 2024 Haitians seeking to flee gang violence engulfing the Caribbean nation should avoid journeying by sea to the United States, and will be returned to Haiti if intercepted, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told McClatchy and the Miami Herald in an interview Thursday. Michael Wilner, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 More than 200 tons of aid that arrived by sea was returned to Cyprus. Hazem Balousha, Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2024 Additional aid is on its way by sea for the first time in this war. CBS News, 17 Mar. 2024 Some Florida lawmakers are preparing for a potential influx of Haitian migrants who flee the violence and try to reach the state by sea. Carmen Sesin, NBC News, 14 Mar. 2024 Related article Aid is being shipped to Gaza by sea. Helen Regan, CNN, 19 Mar. 2024 In addition to the airdrops of small amounts of food, the first aid shipment by sea dispatched by nonprofit World Central Kitchen reached Gaza last week. Miriam Berger, Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2024 Even if the operation is successful, aid groups say, delivering aid by sea is nowhere near as efficient as delivering it by land, describing trucks as the only way to send enough food into Gaza to alleviate the suffering there. Anushka Patil, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2024

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“By sea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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