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PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.re ˈnos.trum/, [ˈma.rɛ ˈnɔs.trũ]

Proper nounEdit

Mare Nostrum n (genitive Maris Nostrī); third declension

  1. Mediterranean Sea, literally Our Sea
    • 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, vi, 47 (alt. 32):
      [] multis gentibus eorum deductis illo a Tigrane Magno, sponte vero ad mare nostrum litusque Aegyptium []
      [] many of their tribes having been brought to that place by Tigranes the Great, but [some having come] willingly to the Mediterranean and the Egyptian coast []

DeclensionEdit

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem with second declension adjective.

Case Singular
Nominative Mare Nostrum
Genitive Maris Nostrī
Dative Marī Nostrō
Accusative Mare Nostrum
Ablative Marī Nostrō
Vocative Mare Nostrum

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