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Meaning of MEDITERRANEAN

Pronunciation:  `meditu'reyneeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of or located near the Mediterranean Sea; "Mediterranean countries"
 

MEDITERRANEAN is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Mediterranean Sea
 
 See Also: Abukir, Abukir Bay, Adriatic, Adriatic Sea, Aegadean Islands, Aegadean Isles, Aegates, Aegean, Aegean Sea, Corse, Corsica, Crete, Cyprus, Egadi Islands, Gulf of Antalya, Gulf of Sidra, Ionian Sea, Isole Egadi, Kriti, Ligurian Sea, Malta, mare nostrum, Sardegna, Sardinia, sea, Sicilia, Sicily

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Med`i*ter*ra"ne*an\, a. [L. mediterraneus; medius
middle + terra land. See {Mid}, and {Terrace}.]
1. Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, with land; as, the
   Mediterranean Sea, between Europe and Africa.

2. Inland; remote from the ocean. [Obs.]

         Cities, as well mediterranean as maritime.
                                               --Holland.

3. Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea; as,
   Mediterranean trade; a Mediterranean voyage.

 

 

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