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Definition of Mediterranean

Mediterranean

  1. Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, with land; as, the Mediterranean Sea, between Europe and Africa.
  2. Inland; remote from the ocean.
  3. Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea; as, Mediterranean trade; a Mediterranean voyage.

Mediterranean Quotations

I think it was lucky that during most of the work on the Odyssey I lived on Homer's sea in houses that were, in one case, shaken by the impact of the Mediterranean winter storms on the rocks below.
Robert Fitzgerald

I don't have to take a trip around the world or be on a yacht in the Mediterranean to have happiness. I can find it in the little things, like looking out into my backyard and seeing deer in the fields.
Queen Latifah

A voyage to Europe in the summer of 1921 gave me the first opportunity of observing the wonderful blue opalescence of the Mediterranean Sea. It seemed not unlikely that the phenomenon owed its origin to the scattering of sunlight by the molecules of the water.
C. V. Raman

I love the Mediterranean for the fact that winter is over in a minute, and the almond blossom arrives in January.
Jade Jagger

Peace with the Palestinians will open ports of peace all around the Mediterranean. The duty of leaders is to pursue freedom ceaselessly, even in the face of hostility, in the face of doubt and disappointment. Just imagine what could be.
Shimon Peres
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Mediterranean Translations

mediterranean in Dutch is Middellandse Zee
mediterranean in German is Mittelmeer, Mittelmeer-
mediterranean in Spanish is mediterraneo
mediterranean in Swedish is medelhavs
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