Adriatic Sea


Adriatic Sea
A|dri|at|ic Sea
also the Adriatic
the Adriatic Sea
the long, narrow sea between Italy and countries such as Slovenia, Croatia, Yugoslavia, and Albania

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Adriatic Sea — Adriatic redirects here. For other uses, see Adriatic (disambiguation). Map of the Adriatic Sea …   Wikipedia

  • Adriatic (Sea) — or Adriatic [ā΄drē at′ik] arm of the Mediterranean, between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula * * * …   Universalium

  • Adriatic (Sea) — or Adriatic [ā΄drē at′ik] arm of the Mediterranean, between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula …   English World dictionary

  • Adriatic Sea — an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula. Also called Adriatic. * * * Arm of the Mediterranean Sea, lying between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula. It is about 500 mi (800 km) long, with an average width of 110 mi (175 km) …   Universalium

  • Adriatic Sea —    Situated between Italy (q.v.) and the coast of Dalmatia (q.v.), it was the most important east west trade route prior to the 11th century. Byzantine domination of the Adriatic was tested after 827, when Muslim raiders began their conquest of… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Adriatic Sea — noun an arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west • Syn: ↑Adriatic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Mediterranean, ↑Mediterranean Sea • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adriatic Sea — noun /eɪ.dɹiˈæt.ɪk/ The sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice. It is located between the Italian and Balkan peninsulas …   Wiktionary

  • Adriatic Sea — inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, E of Italy …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Adriatic Sea — part of the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Yugoslavia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Adriatic Sea — A′driat′ic Sea′ n. geg an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula …   From formal English to slang


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