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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MARITIME

Enumerated are the various offences of a maritime character, and their punishment.

What a fine thing a maritime town is for a maker of romances!

The articles on maritime rights and impressment were set aside.

Let us now go on to follow the peculiarities of the maritime law in other directions.

To west and south sweep the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.

Masts and spars of this material are used in almost every maritime country.

What were called the maritime provinces of Ceylon were ruled by the Dutch until 1796.

The maritime strike had left a nasty taste in the mouths of the producers.

England was a maritime country, and had long possessed a fleet.

Relating to navigation, sailors, or maritime affairs in general.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "of or pertaining to the sea," from Middle French maritime (16c.) or directly from Latin maritimus "of the sea, near the sea," from mare (genitive maris) "sea" (see mere (n.)) + Latin ending -timus, originally a superlative suffix (cf. intimus "inmost," ultimus "last"), here denoting "close association with." Maritimes "seacoast regions of a country" is from 1590s; specifically of the southeasternmost provinces of Canada by 1926.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MARITIME

aquatic

adjectiveoccurring in water
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