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Pronunciation of Ocean: Learn how to pronounce Ocean in English correctly

Learn how to say Ocean correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word ocean:

a very large expanse of sea, in particular each of the main areas into which the sea is divided geographically:
the Atlantic Ocean
(the ocean) North American the sea:
they scramble across the beach to the ocean and plunge into the surf
(an ocean of/oceans of) informal a very large expanse or quantity:
she had oceans of energy


(also oceanwards) adverb & adjective

Middle English: from Old French occean, via Latin from Greek ōkeanos ‘great stream encircling the earth’s disc’. ‘The ocean’ originally denoted the whole body of water regarded as encompassing the earth’s single land mass