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seven seas

plural noun
the navigable waters of the world.
Origin of seven seas
1870-75 Unabridged
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  • 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.
  • She wears a crown with seven rays in it, representing the seven seas and continents.
  • We worked on every one of the continents and left wakes across the seven seas.
  • The rays of her crown symbolize the seven continents and seven seas.
British Dictionary definitions for seven seas

seven seas

plural noun
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


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

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