Definition of by sea in English:

by sea


  • By means of a ship or ships.

    ‘other army units were sent by sea’
    • ‘And so we went by sea to Lowestoft.’
    • ‘Overseas visitors who arrived by sea had different characteristics than overseas visitors who arrived by air.’
    • ‘Londoners had been heating their houses with coal since the seventeenth century and this came by sea until the mid-nineteenth century, when the railways took over this trade.’