Definition of mid-ocean in English:

mid-ocean

noun

  • The middle of an ocean.

adjective

  • Situated or occurring in the middle of an ocean.

adverb

  • Poetic. In mid-ocean.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Dryden (1631–1700), poet, playwright, and critic. From mid + ocean.

Pronunciation

mid-ocean

/mɪdˈəʊʃn/