Definitions for Mediterraneanˌmɛd ɪ təˈreɪ ni ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea(adj)

    the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia

  2. Mediterranean(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of or located near the Mediterranean Sea

    "Mediterranean countries"


  1. Mediterranean(a.)

    Of, pertaining to, or located in the Mediterranean Sea or on the adjacent lands; as, Mediterranean trade; a Mediterranean voyage; a Mediterranean plant.

  2. Origin: [L. mediterraneus; medius middle + terra land. See Mid, and Terrace.]


  1. Mediterranean(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it.

  2. Mediterranean(ProperNoun)

    The Mediterranean Sea.

  3. Mediterranean(ProperNoun)

    The region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.

  4. Origin: From Mediterraneanus, from medius, + terra + -anus (adjectival suffix) + -eanus (adjectival suffix)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mediterranean(adj)

    inclosed, or nearly inclosed, with land; as, the Mediterranean Sea, between Europe and Africa

  2. Mediterranean(adj)

    inland; remote from the ocean

  3. Mediterranean(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea; as, Mediterranean trade; a Mediterranean voyage

  4. Origin: [L. mediterraneus; medius middle + terra land. See Mid, and Terrace.]

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