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[see-bawrn] /ˈsiˌbɔrn/
born in or of the sea, as naiads.
produced in or rising from the sea, as reefs.
Origin of sea-born
First recorded in 1585-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Such was the character, and such the capacity of the sea-born republic.

  • So, too, the Teutonic Freyja took shape in the sea-born cloudlets of the upper air.

    Nature Mysticism J. Edward Mercer
  • It was a few days later that the storm caught the islands, making them tremble in their sea-born bed.

    The Wolves of God Algernon Blackwood
  • Yet not without a struggle do the sea-born goddess and the sea-doomed poet surrender their unaccomplished task.

    Yellowstone Nights Herbert Quick
  • This is under the spell of the moon, of sea-born Aphrodite, mother and bitter goddess.

  • She was represented as the sea-born, nude, and pressing with her hands her dripping hair.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
  • Thou shalt have Verginies pearls, my fair one, and look like a sea-born Venus; tiens!

    The Minister's Wooing Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • This is one picture in the kaleidoscope of Aphrodite, who was a sea-born goddess, and partial to her native element.

    Sonnets and Canzonets A. Bronson Alcott
  • But the sea-born fog continued to come, looking as though it arrived in ever-increasing billows.

  • His leviathans and huge worms and wrecks of ships rot on every shore and in his dunnest deeps amidst pearls and sea-born blooms.

    The Masque of the Elements Herman Scheffauer

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