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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- An arm of the sea.

Usage examples (17)
  • Two of the most celebrated stood upon each side of the Mediterranean at the noted passage called fretum Gaditanum -- κατα τα ακρα του πορθμου.
  • Stupent ubi undae segne torpescit fretum, and half expected to hear some voice from the dweller in this place:
  • Heniochae nautis plus nocuere rates. nec potes infestis conferre Charybdin Achaeis, ter licet epotum ter uomat illa fretum, qui, quamquam dextra regione licentius...
  • 'Tis the common humour of them all, to contemn death, to wish for death, to confront death in this case, Quippe queis nec fera, nec ignis, neque praecipitium, nec... for more
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