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sea

noun

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the whole body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of the earth
  • millions of plants and animals live in the sea

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The first known use of sea was before the 12th century

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“Sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sea. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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