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South Seas

plural noun
1.
the seas south of the equator.
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  • But he was little benefited, and took up his search for health by chartering a yacht for a voyage through the South Seas.

    A Child's Garden of Verses Robert Louis Stevenson
  • And a set of worse villains cannot be found in the South Seas.

    Adrift on the Pacific Edward S. Ellis
  • Night comes on quickly in the South Seas, and by the time they had seated themselves in the canoe it was dark.

  • This story to be acceptable should have been transposed to somewhere in the South Seas.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • Blessed if this ain't gettin' more excitin' than the South Seas.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He walked to his desk thinking of the South Seas and new faces.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • Those were the days when a man yearning for excitement could have his fill in the South Seas.

  • That was one of the joys of the "gentlemanly" employment of "recruiting" in the South Seas.

    The Call Of The South Louis Becke
  • Lechworthy began on the subject of his book—his projected work on the missions of the South Seas.

    The Exiles of Faloo Barry Pain
  • And I didn't steal her, as many a ship is stolen in the South Seas.

    The Call Of The South Louis Becke
British Dictionary definitions for South Seas

South Seas

plural noun
1.
the seas south of the equator
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South Seas in Culture

South Seas definition


The central, southern, and southwestern portions of the Pacific Ocean.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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