maritime definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or adjacent to the ocean.
    • Of or regarding marine shipping or navigation. See Synonyms at nautical.
    • Of or resembling a mariner.
    • regarding the ocean or sailing.
    • Bordering from the ocean.
    • Living almost or perhaps in the sea.
    • Of or relating to a mariner or sailor.
    • Bordering upon, or situated near, the sea; connected with the ocean by site, interest, or energy; having delivery and business or a navy.
    • Of or pertaining to the sea; marine; related to navigation and naval matters, or to shipping and trade by ocean.
    • concerning or involving vessels or shipping or navigation or seamen
    • bordering on or living or feature of those near the sea
  • others:
    • Of, pertaining to, or associated with the sea or its uses; having real reference to the ocean: as, maritime threats or activities; a maritime city or power.
    • associated with or focused on marine navigation, work, or passions: as, maritime legislation; a maritime project.
    • In zoology, technically, inhabiting the sea-shore; residing coastwise; littoral: distinguished from marine.

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