Definitions

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

  • adj. Surrounded by the sea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Engirdled by the sea, as an island.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Surrounded by the water of the sea or ocean.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Girt or surrounded by the water of the sea or ocean: as, a sea-girt isle.

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

  • adj. surrounded or enclosed by the sea

Etymologies

sea +‎ girt (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She looked down into the clear water, palest green in the evening light, that reached almost to her knees, as she trod the narrow golden path towards the seagirt throne of rock.

    His Disposition

  • Of Artemis of the golden sword and seagirt Cynosura

    The Battle of Salamis

  • One of my dreams was the synthesis of what my imagination had often sought to depict, in my waking hours, of a certain seagirt place and its mediaeval past.

    The Guermantes Way

  • Somewhere among those stars, out in that blackness, ch'Rihan and ch'Havran hung, circling one another majestically in the year's slow dance around amber Eisn; two green-golden gems, cloud-streaked, seagirt, burning fair.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • Was the distance between this camp and the seagirt city of the Wyverns too great?

    Storm Over Warlock

  • Living as we do on a seagirt isle which is practically unapproachable to an external foe, and having for centuries enjoyed the blessings of freedom, we can have no conception of the difficult cards which

    Roumania Past and Present

  • Eventually choice fell on the latter alternative, sailors being employed to assist in the work by reason of their greater experience on such seagirt ledges!

    The Story of the Cambrian A Biography of a Railway

  • On and on she danced through the thickest of the wilderness, on and on they followed until they reached the very heart of the seagirt neck of land we know as Stanley Park.

    Legends of Vancouver

  • For goodly Odysseus hath not yet perished on the earth; but still, methinks, he lives and is kept on the wide deep in a seagirt isle, and hard men constrain him, wild folk that hold him, it may be, sore against his will.

    Book I

  • But my heart is rent for wise Odysseus, that hapless one, who far from his friends this long while suffereth affliction in a seagirt isle, where is the navel of the sea, as woodland isle, and therein a goddess hath her habitation, the daughter of the wizard Atlas, who knows the depths of every sea, and himself upholds the tall pillars which keep earth and sky asunder.

    Book I

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