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Definition of sub–Atlantic

  1. 1 :  located beneath the Atlantic Ocean a sub-Atlantic cable

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a postglacial climatic period believed to have begun in northwestern Europe about 850–500 b.c. and to be continuing in existence at the present time

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Origin and Etymology of sub–atlantic

International Scientific Vocabulary sub- + Atlantic ocean

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a brief usually trivial fact

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