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Definition of Fretum

Fretum
Fretum Fre"tum, n.; pl. Freta. [L.] A strait, or arm of the sea.

Meaning of Fretum from wikipedia

- classical literature ****espontium Pelagus, **** ****esponti****, and Fretum ****esponti****. It was so called from ****e, the daughter of Athamas, who...
- Muslims called it Az-Zuqāq (الزقاق), "the P****age", the Romans called it Fretum Gaditanum (Strait of Cadiz), and in the ancient world it was known as one...
- The Strait of Dover or Dover Strait, historically known as the Dover Narrows (French: Pas de Calais [pɑ d(ə) kalɛ] - Strait of Calais; Dutch: Nauw van...
- relief depicting Raphael holding a scroll on which is written: "Efficia fretum quietum" (“Keep the Gulf quiet”). On July 8, 1497, when Vasco da Gama set...
- Sardinian: Buccas de Bonifatziu; Ligurian: Bocche de Bunifazziu; Latin: Fretum Galli****) is the strait between Corsica and Sardinia, named after the Corsican...
- and similar in size to the Strait of Gibraltar, officially named Seldon Fretum, has been termed the 'Throat of Kraken' and suggested to be a location of...
- labelled as "dry valley". They are named after mythical or imaginary rivers. A fretum (plural freta) is a strait of liquid connecting two larger liquid bodies...
- Henricus Hondius, bears the inscription: "Insulas esse a Nova Guinea usque ad Fretum Magellani**** affirmat Hernandus Galego, qui ad eas explorandas missus fuit...
- that these words are related. Jodocus Hondius labels the Strait Basora fretum ("Strait of Basra") on his 1606 map of the Ottoman Empire. To reduce the...
- by me, Michael Lok the Elder, touching the strait of sea commonly called Fretum Anian, in the South Sea, through the northwest p****age of Meta Incognita...