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oceanicity

[ oh-shuh-nis-i-tee, oh-shee-uh- ]
/ ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɪs ɪ ti, ˌoʊ ʃi ə- /
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noun
the degree to which the climate of a place is influenced by the sea.
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Also called o·ce·an·i·ty [oh-shee-an-i-tee]. /ˌoʊ ʃiˈæn ɪ ti/.
Compare continentality.

Origin of oceanicity

First recorded in 1945–50; oceanic + -ity
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