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
The country's maritime industry is an important part of its economy.
She's an expert in maritime law.
Origin 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
1 : of or relating to ocean navigation or trade <maritime law>
2 : bordering on or living near the sea <maritime nations>
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