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World Series

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noun Baseball.
  1. an annual series of games between the winning teams of the two major leagues: the first team to win four games being champions of the U.S.
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Origin of World Series

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for world series

World Series

World's Series

noun
  1. baseball (in the US and Canada) a best-of-seven playoff for the world championship between the two winning teams in the major leagues at the end of the season
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world series in Culture

World Series

A series of baseball games held each October between the champions of the two major baseball leagues, the American League and the National League.

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