Simple Definition of maritime
: of or relating to sailing on the sea or doing business (such as trading) by sea
: located near or next to the sea
Full Definition of maritime
1 : of, relating to, or bordering on the sea <a maritime province>
2 : of or relating to navigation or commerce on the sea
3 : having the characteristics of a mariner
Examples of maritime in a sentence
The country's maritime industry is an important part of its economy.
She's an expert in maritime law.
Origin and Etymology of maritime
Latin maritimus, from mare
First Known Use: circa 1550
Rhymes with maritime
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MARITIME Defined for Kids
Definition of maritime for Students
1 : of or relating to ocean navigation or trade <maritime law>
2 : bordering on or living near the sea <maritime nations>
Legal Definition of maritime
: of or relating to navigation or commerce on navigable waters
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