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Topic: WATER

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: maritimus, from mare 'sea'

maritime

adjective
     
mar‧i‧time [only before noun]
1TTW relating to the sea or ships [= marine]:
San Francisco has lost nearly all of its maritime industry.
2HEO near the sea:
the Canadian maritime provinces
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