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Word of the Day 10/07/17 Oceanicity

Oceanicity (noun)
oceanicity [oh-shuh-nis-i-tee, oh-shee-uh-]


1. the degree to which the climate of a place is influenced by the sea.


Also called oceanity [oh-shee-an-i-tee].

Compare continentality.


Origin: First recorded in 1945-50; oceanic + -ity

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