Med`i*ter*ra"ne*an (?), a. [L. mediterraneus; medius middle + terra land. See Mid, and Terrace.]

1.

Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, with land; as, the Mediterranean Sea, between Europe and Africa.

2.

Inland; remote from the ocean.

[Obs.]

Cities, as well mediterranean as maritime. Holland.

3.

Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea; as, Mediterranean trade; a Mediterranean voyage.

 

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