Drake Passage
geographical name strait S of South America between Cape Horn & South Shetlands

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Drake Passage — showing the boundary points A, B, C, D, E and F accorded by the Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1984 between Chile and Argentina …   Wikipedia

  • Drake Passage — strait between Cape Horn & the South Shetland Islands: c. 400 mi (644 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • Drake Passage — a strait between S South America and the South Shetland Islands, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. * * * Strait, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans between Tierra del Fuego and the South Shetland Islands. Located about 100 mi… …   Universalium

  • Drake Passage — Drake′ Pas′sage n. geg a strait between S South America and the South Shetland Islands, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans …   From formal English to slang

  • Drake-Passage — Drakestraße zwischen Südamerika und Antarktika Tiefenprofil mit oze …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Drake Passage — /dreɪk ˈpæsɪdʒ/ (say drayk pasij) noun a strait between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands, connecting the Pacific Ocean with the south Atlantic Ocean …   Australian English dictionary

  • Drake Passage — a strait between S South America and the South Shetland Islands, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drake — may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Institutions 4 …   Wikipedia

  • drake — drake1 /drayk/, n. a male duck. Cf. duck1 (def. 2). [1250 1300; ME; c. LG drake, dial. G drache; cf. OHG antrahho, anutrehho male duck] drake2 /drayk/, n. 1. a small cannon, used esp. in the 17th and 18th centuries …   Universalium

  • passage — passage1 /pas ij/, n., v., passaged, passaging. n. 1. a portion or section of a written work; a paragraph, verse, etc.: a passage of Scripture. 2. a phrase or other division of a musical work. 3. Fine Arts. an area, section, or detail of a work,… …   Universalium

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