connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, etc.
of or pertaining to the sea: maritime resources.
bordering on the sea: maritime provinces.
living near or in the sea: maritime plants.
characteristic of a sailor; nautical: maritime clothing.

1540–50; < Latin maritimus pertaining to the sea, equivalent to mari- (stem of mare sea) + -timus adj. suffix

nonmaritime, adjective
unmaritime, adjective Unabridged
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maritime (ˈmærɪˌtaɪm)
1.  of or relating to navigation, shipping, etc; seafaring
2.  of, relating to, near, or living near the sea
3.  (of a climate) having small temperature differences between summer and winter; equable
[C16: from Latin maritimus from mare sea]

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Word Origin & History

1550, from M.Fr. maritime, from L. maritimus "of the sea," from mare (gen. maris) "sea" + L. ending -timus, originally a superl. suffix (cf. intimus "inmost," ultimus "last"), here denoting "close association with."
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Example sentences
For all its promise, the new continental perspective does not negate the
  maritime one, and sometimes reinforces it.
Ship models, whaling equipment, and other maritime artifacts fill the museum
  near the monument's base.
His lack of any real discovery is perplexing in a book that purports to be
  about a veritable maritime treasure hunt.
Grounds include nature trails winding through lush maritime forest.
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