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maritime

[mar-i-tahym] /ˈmær ɪˌtaɪm/
adjective
1.
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, etc.
2.
of or pertaining to the sea:
maritime resources.
3.
bordering on the sea:
maritime provinces.
4.
living near or in the sea:
maritime plants.
5.
characteristic of a sailor; nautical:
maritime clothing.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin maritimus pertaining to the sea, equivalent to mari- (stem of mare sea) + -timus adj. suffix
Related forms
nonmaritime, adjective
unmaritime, adjective
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maritime

/ˈmærɪˌtaɪm/
adjective
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
Word Origin
C16: from Latin maritimus from mare sea
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Word Origin and History for nonmaritime

maritime

adj.

1540s, "of or pertaining to the sea," from Middle French maritime (16c.) or directly from Latin maritimus "of the sea, near the sea," from mare (genitive maris) "sea" (see mere (n.)) + Latin ending -timus, originally a superlative suffix (cf. intimus "inmost," ultimus "last"), here denoting "close association with." Maritimes "seacoast regions of a country" is from 1590s; specifically of the southeasternmost provinces of Canada by 1926.

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