seven wise men of ancient Greece, Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales, who served their country as rulers, lawgivers, and advisers and who were reputed to have written many popular maxims.
plural noun 1. the navigable waters of the world. plural noun 1. the oceans of the world considered as the N and S Pacific, the N and S Atlantic, and the Arctic, Antarctic, and Indian Oceans
- Seven-segment display
noun 1. an arrangement of seven bars forming a square figure of eight, used in electronic displays of alphanumeric characters: any letter or figure can be represented by illuminating selected bars
noun 1. the 7th of July 2005, the day on which a series of suicide bombings were carried out on the London public transport system by Islamic fundamentalists
- Seven sleepers
plural noun 1. seven Christian youths from Ephesus who were walled up in a cave by the Emperor Decius in 250 ad and, according to legend, slept for 187 years