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n. Greek Mythology
A Titan god of the outer sea encircling the earth and the father of the Oceanides and the river gods.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Titan, divinity of the stream believed to flow around the earth
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(oʊˈsi ə nəs)

(in Greek myth) a Titan who rules over a great stream of water that encircles the earth.
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Noun1.Oceanus - (Greek mythology) god of the stream that flowed around the earth in ancient mythologyOceanus - (Greek mythology) god of the stream that flowed around the earth in ancient mythology
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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