adjective mar·i·time \ˈmer-ə-ˌtīm, ˈma-rə-\

: 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

:  of, relating to, or bordering on the sea <a maritime province>
:  of or relating to navigation or commerce on the sea
:  having the characteristics of a mariner

Examples of MARITIME

  1. The country's maritime industry is an important part of its economy.
  2. She's an expert in maritime law.

Origin of MARITIME

Latin maritimus, from mare
First Known Use: circa 1550

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay
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