Meaning of overseas

o•ver•seas

Pronunciation: (adv., n.ō"vur-sēz'adj.ō'vur-sēz'), [key]
— adv.
  1. over, across, or beyond the sea; abroad: to be sent overseas.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to passage over the sea: overseas travel.
  2. situated beyond the sea: overseas territories.
  3. pertaining to countries, associations, activities, etc., beyond the sea: overseas military service; overseas commitments.
—n.
  1. countries or territories across the sea or ocean.
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