What does Mediterranean mean?

Definitions for Mediterranean
ˌmɛd ɪ təˈreɪ ni ənMediter·ranean

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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"

GCIDE

  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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. Mediterranean(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From Mediterraneanus, from medius, + terra + -anus (adjectival suffix) + -eanus (adjectival suffix)

  2. Mediterranean(ProperNoun)

    The Mediterranean Sea.

    Etymology: From Mediterraneanus, from medius, + terra + -anus (adjectival suffix) + -eanus (adjectival suffix)

  3. Mediterranean(ProperNoun)

    The region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Mediterranean(adj)

    inland; remote from the ocean

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

  3. Mediterranean(adj)

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mediterranean

    med-i-tėr-rā′ne-an, adj. situated in the middle of earth or land: inland—also Mediterrā′neous.—Mediterranean Sea, so called from being, as it were, in the middle of the land of the Old World. [L., medius, middle, terra, earth.]

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How to say Mediterranean in sign language?

  1. mediterranean

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mediterranean in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mediterranean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Mediterranean in a Sentence

  1. Matteo Renzi:

    We need to solve that issue if we want to avoid that people die and that the Mediterranean Sea becomes a cemetery.

  2. Sami Al-Faraj:

    The GCC understands that a new Syrian entity carved out under Assad means preserving Iranian interests, which is to have a front in the Mediterranean, the Iranians have chosen the right great power to be with - the Russians.

  3. Jacob Sharvit:

    The Fatimids were the first Muslims to have had a navy and they traded with all the Mediterranean cities, also with the Byzantines and the Christians, even though they were at war with them.

  4. Athena Linos:

    The finding was not surprising to me because many aspects of the Mediterranean diet have been shown to be protective towards cancer in general.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    Because the countries bordering round the Mediterranean -- they do not want these people no matter what the cost. what is this policy about? This is imposing its standards without taking into consideration historic, religious, national and cultural specifics of these regions.

Images & Illustrations of Mediterranean

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