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Ὠκεανός

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Of uncertain origin.

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Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós) (genitive Ὠκεανοῦ) m, second declension

  1. (mythology) Oceanus, a Greek water god usually said to be a Titan, one of the sons of Uranus and Gaia.
  2. (mythical geography) The great freshwater river thought to encompass the world disc.
  3. (geography) The great saline outer sea (the Atlantic), as opposed to the Mediterranean.

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