World Series


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World Series

n.
A series of baseball games played each fall between the winning teams of the American League and the National League to decide the championship of the major leagues.
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World Series

or

World's Series

n
(Baseball) baseball (in the US and Canada) a best-of-seven playoff for the world championship between the two winning teams in the major leagues at the end of the season
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World′ Se′ries



n.
an annual series of games between the champions of baseball's two major leagues, won by the first team to win four games.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.World Series - series that constitutes the playoff for the baseball championship; "we watched the World Series on TV"
playoff - any final competition to determine a championship
series - (sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the visiting team swept the series"
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Translations

World Series

n (Am) (Baseball) the World Seriestorneo di spareggio al termine del campionato di baseball
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