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Definition of "maritime" []

  • Of, relating to, or adjacent to the sea. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to marine shipping or navigation. See Synonyms at nautical. (adjective)
  • Of or resembling a mariner. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "maritime" in a sentence
  • "BOWMAN: What America does need, Gates said, is for the Marines to preserve what he calls their maritime soul."
  • "But we also need what we call maritime domain awareness."
  • "But we also need what we call maritime domain awareness, and that's very persistent surveillance out there."