mare nostrum

mare nostrum

[mah-re nohs-troom; English mair-ee nos-truhm, mahr-ey] .
Latin.
our sea, especially the Mediterranean to the ancient Romans.
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mare nostrum (ˈmɑːreɪ ˈnɒstrʊm)
 
n
the Latin name for the Mediterranean
 
[literally: our sea]

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