The name Sargasso comes from the Spanish word "sargazzo" which signifies kelp.
"Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea" by Jules Verne
When they had been about forty days out from Palos, the ship ran into what is marked upon your maps as the Sargasso Sea.
"The True Story of Christopher Columbus" by Elbridge S. Brooks
There is frequent mention of the green growth of the Sargasso sea.
"The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals" by Edward Everett Hale
So went on a few days more, hopefully enough, without any outbreak, till one morning, just after they had passed the Sargasso-beds.
"Westward Ho!" by Charles Kingsley
The place was a cloth morgue, a Sargasso Sea of serge.
"Indiscretions of Archie" by P. G. Wodehouse
As a matter of fact these grasses were masses of seaweed detached from the Sargasso Sea, which they were soon to enter.
"Christopher Columbus, Complete" by Filson Young
This is the "Sargasso Sea" of the ancients.
"Jack in the Forecastle" by John Sherburne Sleeper
Altogether, though it is not so strong for the Super-Sargasso Sea, I think this is one of our best expressions upon external origins.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
You need never forget how this Sargasso Sea becomes covered with weed.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
These eddies or stagnant parts are called sargasso seas.
"Sunk at Sea" by R.M. Ballantyne
A Story of the Sargasso Sea.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
We're just on the edge of the Sargasso Sea, and that means nothing but Seaweed Sea.
"The Sandman: His Sea Stories" by William J. Hopkins
The materials which it employs are tufts of Sargasso so abundant in this portion of the Atlantic.
"The Industries of Animals" by Frédéric Houssay
Ever seen the Sargasso Sea of the solar system?
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
The area of the Sargasso, my dear, is known as 'The Port of Missing Ships.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
But when they had entered the sargasso they had apparently struck another ship.
"The Graveyard of Space" by Milton Lesser
But Calcutta at night is the Sargasso Sea.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
The Sargasso Sea is bounded, roughly, by the lines of 20 deg.-35 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
An amazing amount of fiction and nonsense has been written about the sargasso weed, but the truth is actually more unbelievable.
"Jungle Peace" by William Beebe
They call it the Sargasso Sea.
"The Noank's Log" by W. O. Stoddard