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Adria - (Acts 27:27; R.V., "the sea of Adria"), the Adriatic Sea, including in Paul's time the whole of the Mediterranean lying between Crete and Sicily. It is the modern Gulf of Venice, the "Mare Superum" of the Romans, as distinguished from the "Mare Inferum" or Tyrrhenian Sea.

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