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oceanicity

[oh-shuh-nis-i-tee, oh-shee-uh-] /ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɪs ɪ ti, ˌoʊ ʃi ə-/
noun
1.
the degree to which the climate of a place is influenced by the sea.
Also called oceanity
[oh-shee-an-i-tee] /ˌoʊ ʃiˈæn ɪ ti/ (Show IPA)
.
Compare continentality.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; oceanic + -ity
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