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Mediterranean Sea


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  • proper n. The sea between Europe and Africa.

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

  • n. the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia


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  • It is interesting that the waters that wash its western shore are called the Mediterranean Sea, that is, the

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  • PAULA HANCOCKS, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Beneath the waves of the Mediterranean Sea is a world teeming with life.

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  • If I'd lived, let's say, in Athens or in any other part of the world where I'm on the sea, and especially the Mediterranean Sea, which is warmer than it is up here, then I would probably be sailing now still.

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  • Sloping down from the Judean hills toward the plain of Philistia and the Mediterranean Sea is the Shefelah, or Lowlands, a section of

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  • This wind sometimes raises a tumult in the Mediterranean Sea, which is much dreaded by the French and

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  • = -- It has been said that the Mediterranean Sea was the center of ancient civilization; that modern civilization has developed on the shores of the Atlantic; and that the future belongs to the Pacific.

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  • They sailed to other places on the Mediterranean Sea, which is a very large body of water, you know, and to England, to France, to Norway, and even as far away as the cold northern island of Iceland.

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  • The nations that dwelt in ancient times around and near the northern shores of the Mediterranean Sea were the first in our continent to receive from the East the rudiments of art and literature, and the germs of social and political organizations.

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  • U.S. Navy assault ships entered the Mediterranean Sea from the Persian Gulf, and Western military leaders pondered a no-fly zone to contain the air attacks on Kadafi's opponents, the besieged leader told Libyans that slavery and a bloodbath would be the consequences of any foreign intervention. - News

  • In fact, though, for much of the Palestinian side the question has remained one of total victory, in which only Israel's extinction and replacement by a Palestinian Arab, and perhaps Islamic, state extending between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea is the acceptable solution.

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