mid-Atlantic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj mid-Atlantic of a region of the United States generally including Delaware; Maryland; Virginia; and usually New York; Pennsylvania; New Jersey "mid-Atlantic states"
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Usage

In literature:

And of course I ran into a perfectly frightful storm in mid-Atlantic.
"The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
Owls and hawks have often been seen in mid-Atlantic.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
Meantime, there was no news of David; he had gone as utterly as a ship foundered in mid-Atlantic.
"Bob, Son of Battle" by Alfred Ollivant
These two impressive shipments would meet and part in mid-Atlantic, five days later, and give no sign.
"The American Claimant" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Then they were assailed in mid-Atlantic by furious gales from the west, and were enveloped in dense banks of fog.
"The Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier" by Stephen Leacock
Almost as much at sea here as in mid-Atlantic.
"The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise" by Margaret Burnham
BERMU`DAS (15), a group of 400 coral islands (five inhabited) in mid-Atlantic, 677 m. SE.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
A little while after a fer-de-lance strikes, ye're as dead as if you'd been dropped in mid-Atlantic, with a shot tied to your feet.
"Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The voyage was uneventful except that I was nearly left behind in mid-Atlantic.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Everything has been done upon honor, and she will be stiff enough to cross the Atlantic in mid-winter.
"The Yacht Club" by Oliver Optic
As simple as taking a header into the mid-Atlantic!
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
A submerged rock in mid-Atlantic.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
But this was not the only development which came from this ominous day in the mid-Atlantic in that September of 1492.
"Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers" by Various
I fancied that now we were bending eastward, out over the great basin pit of the mid-Atlantic area.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
I have been made Superboss of the Mid-Atlantic Zone.
"Armageddon--2419 A.D." by Philip Francis Nowlan
So long as he was out in mid-Atlantic Captain Reefwell seemed quite indifferent to the boisterous weather.
"The Wreckers of Sable Island" by J. Macdonald Oxley
The next field of the Alabama's operations was to be the great highway of commerce off the coast of Brazil, and the mid-Atlantic to the northward.
"Cruise and Captures of the Alabama" by Albert M. Goodrich
He pointed out the inhumanity of sending women and children adrift in mid-Atlantic and under a tropical sun.
"Rounding up the Raider" by Percy F. Westerman
The effort to furnish proof is like trying to fix a point in Mid-Atlantic.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
But the ship was wrecked in mid-Atlantic.
"The Amazing Argentine" by John Foster Fraser
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In poetry:

Seventy league from Terceira they lay
In the mid Atlantic straining;
And inch upon inch as she settles they know
The leak on the Admiral gaining.
"The Wreck Of The Admiral" by Francis Turner Palgrave
"She haunts the Atlantic north and south,
But mostly the mid-sea,
Where three great rocks rise bleak and bare
Like furnace-chimneys in the air,
And are called the Chimneys Three.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. The Musician's Tale; The Ballad of Carmilhan - II." by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And far below their heads will steer the careless crews,
And far above the liners come and go;
And fifty fathoms deep, in the mid-Atlantic ooze,
The deep-sea cable throbs with joy and woe.
"After The Storm" by Cicely Fox Smith
Midnight in the mid-Atlantic. On deck.
Wrapped up in themselves as in thick veiling
And mute as mannequins in a dress shop,
Some few passangers keep track
Of the old star-map on the ceiling.
Tiny and far, a single ship
"On Deck" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Mid-Atlantic Section honors Robinson, Hyatt.
Mid-Atlantic $500K Off to Fast Start.
AAA Mid-Atlantic offering free 40-point car inspections.
Lawrenceville defeats Hill (Pa.) to capture Mid-Atlantic Prep League championship as prep season comes to a close.
The economic impact of Hurricane Sandy is being felt especially in the hard-hit Northeast and mid-Atlantic region.
Mid-Atlantic States Begin Cleaning Up After Sandy.
Twitter Reacts to Mid-Atlantic Superstorm.
Sandy shuts down Mid-Atlantic , Northeast.
Floodwaters reach mid-Atlantic ahead of Sandy.
Bill Read's Blog: Sandy moving into the Mid-Atlantic states.
Mid-Atlantic braces for Hurricane Sandy.
Sandy's Mid-Atlantic path of destruction.
Residents across the mid-Atlantic spent Sunday preparing for a potentially miserable week as slow-moving Hurricane Sandy bore down on the coast, threatening floods, widespread power outages and property damage.
Mid Atlantic & NE US Bracing for "Sandy".
Mid-Atlantic residents braces for monster storm.
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In science:

For example, the Spire vent is located at the Broken Spur Vent Field in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 3080 m below sea level.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
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