Definition of Adriatic

1. Noun. An arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west.

Exact synonyms: Adriatic Sea
Terms within: Gulf Of Venice
Group relationships: Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
Generic synonyms: Sea



Definition of Adriatic

1. a. Of or pertaining to a sea so named, the northwestern part of which is known as the Gulf of Venice.

Definition of Adriatic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Adriatic Sea ¹

2. Proper noun. (context usually with "the") The Adriatic Sea, an extension of the Mediterranean Sea located between Italy and the Dalmatian coast of the Balkans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adriatic

Adonis annua
Adonis belt
Adonis belts
Adonises
Adoo
Adornoan
Adornoian
Adrenalin
Adrian
Adriana
Adrianna
Adrianople
Adrianopolis
Adrianopolitan
Adrianopolitans
Adriatic
Adriatic Sea
Adrienne
Adson's test
Adson forceps
Adson manoeuvre
Aduge
Adullamite
Adullamites
Adurol
AdvP
Advaita
Advaitism
Advanced Access Content System
Advanced Encryption Standard

Literary usage of Adriatic

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1. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1894)
"THE adriatic COLONIES OF DIONYSIOS. THE planting by Dionysios of Syracusan colonies ... But, over and above these more purely political aims, the adriatic ..."

2. Greater Italy by William Kay Wallace (1917)
"ITALIANS AND SLAVS ITALY, on entering the Triple Alliance, had arbitrarily sacrificed her interests in the adriatic in order to safeguard what she believed ..."

3. South-eastern Europe: The Main Problem of the Present World Struggle by Vladislav R. Savić (1918)
"Italy, by intervening in the present war on the side of the Allies, was able to promote and to secure the realizations of views upon the adriatic which her ..."

4. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1882)
"The German and the Magyar are strangers in these adriatic regions, ... The possession of harbours on the adriatic is of paramount importance to the great ..."

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