The Pond


The Pond

The Pond is an informal term for the Atlantic Ocean, a body of water that separates the Americas from Afro-Eurasia. The term, probably originating in the British North American colonies, is found from the mid-17th century in the form "big pond", "great pond" or "herring-pond" [http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-big2.htm] .

See also:

* Pond
* The Pond (intelligence organization), a secret, unacknowledged espionage organization that operated on behalf of the U.S. government from 1942 to 1955.
* "The Big Pond", a romantic comedy film from 1930.
* Bigpond, the largest Australian Internet service provider.
* Honda Center, a large arena in Anaheim, California nicknamed "The Pond".


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