Definition of seven seas in English:

seven seas

Syllabification: sev·en seas


(the seven seas)
  • All the oceans of the world (conventionally listed as the Arctic, Antarctic, North Pacific, South Pacific, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Indian Oceans).
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    • He sailed the seven seas for many years and was respected by all who sailed with him.
    • I explained that this stood for the seven continents and the seven seas of the world.
    • His ship, Englander, was one of the largest and most reputable on all the seven seas.

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