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1overseas

adverb over·seas \ˌō-vər-ˈsēz\

: in or to a foreign country that is across a sea or ocean

Full Definition of OVERSEAS

:  beyond or across the sea <lived overseas for a time>
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Examples of OVERSEAS

  1. The troops were sent overseas.

First Known Use of OVERSEAS

1533

2overseas

adjective over·seas \ˈō-vər-ˌsēz\

Definition of OVERSEAS

1
:  of or relating to movement, transport, or communication over the sea <an overseas liner>
2
:  situated, originating in, or relating to lands beyond the sea <overseas installations> <overseas immigrants>

First Known Use of OVERSEAS

1892
OVERSEAS Defined for Kids

1overseas

adverb over·seas \ˌō-vər-ˈsēz\

Definition of OVERSEAS for Kids

:  to or in a foreign country that is across the sea <I lived overseas.>

2overseas

adjective

Definition of OVERSEAS for Kids

:  involving, occurring in, or intended for lands across the sea <overseas trade>

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