World Series


World Series

noun

baseball : the annual championship of the major leagues in the United States

: a contest or event that is the most important one of its kind

Full Definition of WORLD SERIES

:  a contest or event that is the most important or prestigious of its kind <the World Series of the equestrian world>

Examples of WORLD SERIES

  1. the first game of the World Series
  2. The team has played in three World Series.
  3. This tournament is the World Series of poker.

Origin of WORLD SERIES

from World Series, annual championship of Major League Baseball
First Known Use: 1951

Rhymes with WORLD SERIES

World Series

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Annual championship of U.S. major league baseball, played between the top team of the American League (AL) and that of the National League (NL). First held in 1903, it was canceled the following year after the New York Giants (NL) refused to play Boston (AL). The series resumed in 1905 and continued annually until a players' strike in 1994 forced its cancellation that year. A seven-game series has been standard since 1922.

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