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    Default The definite article

    Hello,

    Which is more correct?

    The Mediterranean sea, The black sea

    or Mediterranean sea, Black sea?

    The Nile, the Seine
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    The river Nile

    The river Seine

    The Pacific, or The Pacific ocean

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    Default Re: The definite article

    It would be the Mediterranean/Black sea and you could say either the Nile/Seine or the River Nile/Seine and either the Pacific or the Pacific ocean.

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    Default Re: The definite article

    Quote Originally Posted by Calis View Post
    It would be the Mediterranean/Black Sea and you could say either the Nile/Seine or the River Nile/Seine and either the Pacific or the Pacific Ocean.

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    Default Re: The definite article

    I noticed that lakes are used without articles. Eg., Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria, Lake Ferry, etc.

    So it would be a mistake to add 'the' article, wouldn't it?

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    Default Re: The definite article

    Quote Originally Posted by sondra View Post
    I noticed that lakes are used without articles. Eg., Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria, Lake Ferry, etc.

    So it would be a mistake to add 'the' article, wouldn't it?

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    Yes, it would.

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