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.

  2. Origin: [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.

  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.]

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?

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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. Filippo Grandi:

    The worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year has just occurred.

  2. Paul Abbas:

    People wouldn't believe that in the Mediterranean there is a lot of surf.

  3. Al Bochi:

    Eating fruit that is in season is the dessert of choice in the Mediterranean region.

  4. Joan Salge Blake:

    It's not a fault of the recommendations, that's the just the (Mediterranean) pattern.

  5. John Beard:

    Even if people take up a Mediterranean diet in older age, it can have health benefits.

Images & Illustrations of Mediterranean

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