Definition of Oceans
1. Noun. (plural of ocean) ¹
2. Noun. all seven seas ¹
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Definition of Oceans
1. ocean [n] - See also: ocean
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Literary usage of Oceans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles of Human Geography by Ellsworth Huntington, Sumner W. Cushing (1922)
"Such a view is wrong, however, for the oceans are as necessary to man as are ... In these two respects the relation of the oceans to transportation is the ..."
2. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"The Pacific and Antarctic oceans are the largest and deepest basins and it is ... The Atlantic and Indian oceans, on the other hand, although ancient, ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"Krümmel divided the open oceans into five-degree squares, and the enclosed ... The mean depth for all the oceans obtained in this manner was 2076 fathoms. ..."
4. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1897)
"THE CHRONOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF ICEBERGS IN THE SOUTHERN AND ANTARCTIC oceans. BY WT GRAY, MS Icebergs in the northern oceans have received ..."
5. The History of Oregon and California, and the Other Territories of the North by Robert Greenhow (1845)
"The only means of communication for vessels between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans at present known or believed to exist, are through the seas south of ..."
6. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1893)
"... on the admission of more than one Physicist, that the atmosphere has changed little, if at all, since the first condensation of the oceans—ie, ..."
7. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1839)
"THE PROJECTED SHIP CANAL TO CONNECT THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC oceans. ... of connecting the two great oceans by a ship-canal across the Isthmus that divides ..."