from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. All the oceans of the world.
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- n. All of the oceans of the world. (North and South Atlantic, North and South Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic)
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- n. an informal expression for all of the oceans of the world
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So he said to Hasan, O my son, put away from thee this peine forte et dure; for thou canst never gain access to the Islands of Wak, though the Flying Jinn and the Wandering Stars were with thee; for that betwixt thee and these islands are seven Wadys and seven seas and seven mighty mountains.