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maritime

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French maritime

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maritime (comparative more maritime, superlative most maritime)

  1. Related to the sea or sailing.
    I enjoy maritime activities such as yachting and deep sea diving.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 1, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      “I have visited my quarters, and find them very comfortable. [] Steerage is like everything else maritime [] vastly improved since Robert Louis Stevenson took his trip third class to New York.”
  2. Bordering on the sea.
    the maritime states.
  3. Living near or in the sea.
    maritime animals.
  4. Of or relating to a mariner or sailor.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin maritimus (of the sea), from Latin mare (sea).

AdjectiveEdit

maritime (masculine and feminine, plural maritimes)

  1. maritime

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maritime

  1. inflected form of maritim

LatinEdit

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maritime

  1. vocative masculine singular of maritimus

Middle FrenchEdit

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maritime m, f (plural maritimes)

  1. maritime (bordering the sea)
    • 1587, François de La Noue, F. E. Sutcliffe, Discours politiques et militaires ...:Nouvellement recueillis & mis en lumiere, page 829-830:
      Ceste-ci n'est pas si grande ni si plaisante que l'autre : elle a pourtant d'autres choses qui recompensent bien ces defauts, dont la principale est la situatió maritime.

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maritime

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of maritim.