over, across, or beyond the sea; abroad: to be sent overseas.
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.
(used with a sing. v.) countries or territories across the sea or ocean. Also, esp. Brit.,o•ver•seaPronunciation: (
—adj.ō'vur-sē') [key] (for defs. 1–4).
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