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Panthalassa

Syllabification: Pan·thal·as·sa
Pronunciation: /ˌpanTHəˈlasə
 
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Definition of Panthalassa in English:

A universal sea or single ocean, such as would have surrounded Pangaea.

Origin

late 19th century: from pan- 'all' + Greek thalassa 'sea'.

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