World Series

World Series

noun Baseball.
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.
Also, World's Series.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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World Series or World's Series
 
n
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
 
World's Series or World's Series
 
n

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World Series definition


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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