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Definition of "occian" [occian]

  • A Middle English form of ocean. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "occian" in a sentence
  • "America is contained vnder one or many ylands, for from the septentrionall lat. of 75 deg. vnto the straights of Magilan it is knowne to be nauigable and hath our west occian to lymet the borders thereof, and through the straightes of Magillane no man doubteth but there is Nauigable passage, from which straightes, vpon all the Westerne borders of America, the costs of Chili,"
  • "Mosombique, Melinde, Arabia, and Persia, whose gulfes lye open to the mayne occian: And all the coastes of East India to the capes of"
  • "Scithian sea and his maine occian of China are conioyned."
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