Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Mediterranean"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mediterranean \Med`i*ter*ra"ne*an\, a. [L. mediterraneus; medius
middle + terra land. See {Mid}, and {Terrace}.]
1. Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, with land; as, the
Mediterranean Sea, between Europe and Africa.

2. Inland; remote from the ocean. [Obs.]

Cities, as well mediterranean as maritime.

3. Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea; as,
Mediterranean trade; a Mediterranean voyage.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : of or relating to or characteristic of or located near the
Mediterranean Sea; "Mediterranean countries" [syn: {Mediterranean}]
n : the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
[syn: {Mediterranean}, {Mediterranean Sea}]

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