noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Õkeanos Date: 1567 a Titan who rules over a great river encircling the earth in Greek mythology

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  • Oceanus — Oceănus, s. Okeanos …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Oceanus — [ō sē′ə nəs] n. [L < Gr Ōkeanos: see OCEAN] Gr. Myth. 1. a Titan, father of the Oceanides and ruler of the sea before Poseidon 2. the great outer stream supposedly encircling the earth …   English World dictionary

  • Oceanus — This article is about the personification of the world ocean in Greek myth. For other uses, see Oceanus (disambiguation). Oceanus Oceanus in the Trevi Fountain, Rome Titan of Water, Seas, Lakes, Rivers, Oceans, Streams and …   Wikipedia

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  • Oceanus — /oh see euh neuhs/, n. Class. Myth. 1. a Titan who was the son of Uranus and Gaea, the consort of Tethys, and the father of the river gods and Oceanids. 2. a great stream of water encircling the earth and believed to be the source of all rivers,… …   Universalium

  • Oceanus — Mega Express Three Mega Express Three Noms : Oceanus Ariadne Palace I Ariadne Palace One Type : Ferry Histoire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oceanus, S. — S. Oceanus (4. Sept.), ein Martyrer, dessen auch griech. Martyrologien gedenken. S. S. Theodorus. (II. 207.) …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Oceanus — Okeanos (rechts) kämpft mit Nereus und Doris und den anderen Göttern gegen die Giganten Okeanos (griechisch Ὀκεανός, der Ozean …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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