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. Milton.


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