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Cronian Sea

The north polar sea. Pliny says, “A Thule unius diei navigatione mare concretum, a nonnullis cronium appellatur. ” (Natural History, iv. 16.)

As when two polar winds blowing adverse
Upon the Cronian sea.

Milton: Paradise Lost, x. 290.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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