or World's Series
- 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.
Origin of World Series
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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- 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
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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