Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Beyond the sea; abroad.
  • adjective Of, relating to, originating in, or situated in countries across the sea.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as oversea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Abroad.
  • adjective Living (being resident) in a foreign country.
  • adjective Across a sea.
  • adverb Abroad.
  • adverb Across a sea.

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

  • adjective in a foreign country
  • adverb beyond or across the sea
  • adjective being or passing over or across the sea
  • adverb in a place across an ocean

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.

    A birthday remembered

  • It must have been the word overseas that tripped her memory.

    THE MOONLIT EARTH

  • It must have been the word overseas that tripped her memory.

    THE MOONLIT EARTH

  • He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.

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  • He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.

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  • He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.

    One veteran

  • He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.

    One veteran

  • He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Hot Chip, is a five piece electronic dance band from London, who have laid claim to the term overseas with their eminently danceable brand of pseudo-electronic pop.

    EARVOLUTION

  • If the U.S. market founders, gains in overseas markets might rise, cushioning your losses.

    Reasoning behind buying international funds doubtful

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