South Sea

adjective

Definition of South Sea

  1. :  of or relating to the seas of the southern hemisphere and especially the South Pacific thatched huts and coconut palms of the South Sea islands South Sea pirate schooners with tall, raking masts, loaded to the gunwale with rum and gold bars — Peter Heaton

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Origin and Etymology of south sea

from South Seas, the waters of the southern hemisphere


First Known Use: 1622


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