the deeps

plural noun

Definition of the deeps

literary + formal
: the deep parts of the ocean the watery deeps

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“The deeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20deeps. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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