Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph.
Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates. H. L. Mencken
I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic. Winston Churchill
In Morocco, it's possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time. Tahar Ben Jelloun
From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other. Arthur Conan Doyle
I have published in 'The New Yorker,' 'Holiday,' 'Life,' 'Mademoiselle,' 'American Heritage,' 'Horizon,' 'The Ladies Home Journal,' 'The Kenyon Review,' 'The Sewanee Review,' 'Poetry,' 'Botteghe Oscure,' the 'Atlantic Monthly,' 'Harper's.' Paul Engle