Definition of Baltic

1. Noun. A sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy.

Exact synonyms: Baltic Sea
Terms within: Gulf Of Bothnia, Gulf Of Finland, Gulf Of Riga
Generic synonyms: Sea

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Baltic States or their peoples or languages.
Partainyms: Baltic State

3. Noun. A branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European.
Exact synonyms: Baltic Language
Generic synonyms: Balto-slavic, Balto-slavic Language, Balto-slavonic
Specialized synonyms: Old Prussian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish

4. Adjective. Of or near or on the Baltic Sea. "The Baltic republics"
Partainyms: Baltic Sea

Definition of Baltic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the sea which separates Norway and Sweden from Jutland, Denmark, and Germany; situated on the Baltic Sea.

Definition of Baltic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Baltic region or the Baltic Sea. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to any of the Baltic languages. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Balts (the Baltic peoples). ¹

4. Proper noun. the Baltic language family ¹

5. Proper noun. the Baltic languages ¹

6. Proper noun. the Baltic states ¹

7. Proper noun. the areas on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea ¹

8. Proper noun. the Baltic Sea. ¹

9. Adjective. (Ireland Scotland) Very cold ¹

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Baltic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baltic

Balmoral Castle
Balo's disease
Baltic Republic
Baltic Sea
Baltic State
Baltic herring
Baltic herrings
Baltic language
Baltic myoclonus disease
Baltimore bird
Balto-Slavic language

Literary usage of Baltic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"squadron to the baltic, to keep Russia in check and prevent her " from harassing my baltic Coasts with her ships and galleys." In May, 1757, the Prussian ..."

2. OECD Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD Staff, Lorents G. (FRW) Lorentsen (2004)
"Emissions from ships on the baltic continue to grow, accounting for an increasing ... Box 8.2 Reducing air emissions from ships in the baltic Sea Shipping ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1854)
"He «aid :— In this case, an action is brought by the Trustees of the Liverpool docks against the owners of the baltic steamer, to recover a sum of between ..."

4. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1906)
"That there is at present no part of the Open Asserted Sea neutralised is universally recognised, and this ""the"0" applies to the baltic Sea, ..."

5. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"And it is this baltic side of their history which is of primary ... The baltic It follows then that, for the purposes of our present lands gene- . ..."

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