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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A navigable body of water, such as a sea, that is under the jurisdiction of one nation or that is shared by two or more nations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The term used by the ancient Romans to refer to the Mediterranean Sea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (our sea) the Mediterranean to the ancient Romans

Etymologies

Latin, the Mediterranean : mare, sea + nostrum, our.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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