World Series

noun

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 in a Sentence

the first game of the World Series The team has played in three World Series. This tournament is the World Series of poker.
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First Known Use of World Series

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for World Series

from World Series, annual championship of Major League Baseball

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The first known use of World Series was in 1886

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“World Series.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/World%20Series. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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World Series

noun

English Language Learners Definition of World Series

baseball : the annual championship of the major leagues in the United States
US : a contest or event that is the most important one of its kind

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