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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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Europos Sarmatija--sarmatu apgyventa teritorija nuo Sarmatu okeano (Sarmaticus okeanus) (dabar Baltijos jura) iki Pontus (Uknus) juros (dabar Juodoji jura).
Jo amzininkai visuose kulturiniuose Europos centruose tolimos "periferijos" poeta eme vadinti sarmatu Horacijumi (Horatius Sarma-ticus), tradiciskai apeliuodami i Siaures Europa palei Baltijos jura (vadinama Okeanus Sarmaticus) (Bucys 2008).
Some Green Men are given pagan names--Silvanus (god of the forest) at the Abbey of Saint Denis, France, and Okeanus (both god of the sea and a satyr) in Mundanya, Istanbul.