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 Crone,Cro’ny. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cro’nian Sea.
 
The north polar sea. Pliny says, “A Thule unius diei navigatio’n&echeck; mar&echeck; concretum, a nonnullis cronium appella’tur.” (Natural History, iv. 16.)   1
       
“As when two polar winds blowing adverse
Upon the Cronian sea.”
       
Milton: Paradise Lost, x. 290.
 


 Crone,Cro’ny. 

 
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