ocean

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See also: océan, oċean, Océan, Ocean, óceán, and oceán

English[edit]

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A map, with the Indian Ocean in dark blue

Etymology[edit]

From Old French occean (later reborrowed from Middle French ocean), from Latin Oceanus, from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós, Oceanus, a water deity).

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ocean (plural oceans)

  1. (countable) One of the five large bodies of water separating the continents.
  2. (uncountable) Water belonging to an ocean.
    The island is surrounded by ocean
  3. (figuratively) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits.
    the boundless ocean of eternity
    an ocean of affairs

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  • (large body of water): the ogin (UK, nautical and navy)

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Polish[edit]

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ocean m

  1. ocean

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Oceanus, from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós, Oceanus).

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  • IPA(key): /otsěaːn/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ce‧an

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ocèān m (Cyrillic spelling оцѐа̄н)

  1. (Croatia) ocean

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