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