Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Surrounded by the sea.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare, poetic Engirdled by the sea, as an island.

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

  • adjective surrounded or enclosed by the sea

Etymologies

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sea +‎ girt

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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