Ocean

Definition of Ocean

O´cean   Pronunciation: ō´shan
n.1.The whole body of salt water which covers more than three fifths of the surface of the globe; - called also the sea, or great sea.
Like the odor of brine from the ocean
Comes the thought of other years.
- Longfellow.
2.One of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is regarded as divided, as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic oceans.
3.An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits; as, the boundless ocean of eternity; an ocean of affairs.
You're gonna need an ocean
Of calamine lotion.
- Lieber & Stoller (Poison Ivy: song lyrics, 1994
a.1.Of or pertaining to the main or great sea; as, the ocean waves; an ocean stream.

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