Maritime
Maritime Mar"i*time (m[a^]r"[i^]*t[imac]m, formerly m[a^]r"[i^]*t[i^]m; 277), a. [L. maritimus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F. maritime. See {Mere} a pool.] 1. Bordering on, or situated near, the ocean; connected with the sea by site, interest, or power; having shipping and commerce or a navy; as, maritime states. ``A maritime town.'' --Addison. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. Of or pertaining to the ocean; marine; pertaining to navigation and naval affairs, or to shipping and commerce by sea. ``Maritime service.'' --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

{Maritime law}. See {Law}.

{Maritime loan}, a loan secured by bottomry or respodentia bonds.

{Martime nations}, nations having seaports, and using the sea more or less for war or commerce. [1913 Webster]


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  • maritime — mar·i·time / mar ə ˌtīm/ adj: of or relating to navigation or commerce on navigable waters Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. maritime …   Law dictionary

  • maritime — (adj.) 1540s, of or pertaining to the sea, from M.Fr. maritime (16c.) or directly from L. maritimus of the sea, near the sea, from mare (gen. maris) sea (see MERE (Cf. mere) (n.)) + Latin ending timus, originally a superlative suffix (Cf. intimus …   Etymology dictionary

  • maritime — Maritime. adj. de tout genre. Qui est proche de la mer. Les regions maritimes. les villes maritimes. cette province est maritime. les peuples maritimes. On dit aussi, Les forces maritimes, pour dire, Les forces de la met …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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