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synonyms for continental shelf

  • continental platform
  • continental slope
  • land bridge
  • offshore rights
  • submarine canyon
  • territorial waters
  • three-mile limit
  • twelve-mile limit
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How to use continental shelf in a sentence

Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
On a shelf near one of these windows stood the little Madonna, again wreathed with vines as in San Pasquale.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It has long been the custom for advertisers in the continental journals to typify their wares.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The walls were painted blue, the skirting almost a third of the height, and so wide at the top as to form a narrow shelf.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
After 1815 the continental visits were resumed, and the practice of smoking began steadily to increase.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
On a shelf above the divan, however, were many books, and Gwynne ran his eye over them.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Kerry crossed the room, laid his oilskin and cane upon a chair, and from the shelf where it reposed took a squat volume.
DOPESAX ROHMER
I have seen the retreats of continental armies in my time; they are always a scene of horrors.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
His duties were to enforce the continental system and to keep a stern eye on Prussia.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Moodily he stood there, one hand on the high mantel shelf, one foot upon an andiron, his eyes upon the flames.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTINENTAL SHELF

  • continental shelfs
  • inland waters
  • offshore rights
  • three-mile limits
  • twelve-mile limits
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.