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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology A Titan god of the outer sea encircling the earth and the father of the Oceanides and the river gods.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A large mare region on the Moon.
  • proper n. Personification of vast waters or the world ocean. He was the first-born of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia, the god Ωκεανός Ποταμός (River Ocean) that encircled the earth. With his sister Tethys fathered all rivers and the Oceanids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The god of the great outer sea, or the river which was believed to flow around the whole earth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Greek mythology) god of the stream that flowed around the earth in ancient mythology

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Okeanos). (Wiktionary)

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