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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena. Also called oceanology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The exploration and scientific study of the oceans and ocean floor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A description of the ocean.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of the ocean: a special branch of geography.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans

Etymologies

ocean +‎ -ography (Wiktionary)

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