At*lan"tic (#), a. [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See Atlas and Atlantes.]
Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph.
Of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis.
Descended from Atlas.
The seven Atlantic sisters.
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