seven seas

noun
the navigable waters of the world.
Also, Seven Seas.


Origin:
1870–75

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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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Seven Seas
1872, the Arctic, Antarctic, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, and Indian.
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Example sentences
Cruising the seven seas is a fantastic way to see the world.
Her search for answers has taken her around the world and below the waters of
  the seven seas.
The seven spikes of her crown are rays that symbolize both the light of the sun
  and the seven seas and continents of the world.
The seven rays of the statue's crown represent the seven seas and continents of
  the world.
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