seven seas

or Seven Seas


plural noun

the navigable waters of the world.

Nearby words

  1. seven hills,
  2. seven hills of rome,
  3. seven isles,
  4. seven pines,
  5. seven sages,
  6. seven sisters,
  7. seven sleepers,
  8. seven weeks war,
  9. seven weeks' war,
  10. seven wonders of the ancient world

Origin of seven seas

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for seven seas

seven seas

pl n

the oceans of the world considered as the N and S Pacific, the N and S Atlantic, and the Arctic, Antarctic, and Indian Oceans
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Word Origin and History for seven seas

Seven Seas

n.

1872, the Arctic, Antarctic, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, and Indian.

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