[mar-i-tahym] /ˈmær ɪˌtaɪm/
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, etc.
of or relating to the sea:
bordering on the sea:
living near or in the sea:
characteristic of a sailor; nautical:
the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
of or relating to navigation, shipping, etc; seafaring
of, relating to, near, or living near the sea
(of a climate) having small temperature differences between summer and winter; equable
the Maritime Provinces, another name for the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, but often excluding Newfoundland and Labrador
1540s, “of or pertaining to the sea,” from Middle French maritime (16c.) or directly from Latin maritimus “of the sea, near the sea,” from mare (genitive maris) “sea” (see mere (n.)) + Latin ending -timus, originally a superlative suffix (cf. intimus “inmost,” ultimus “last”), here denoting “close association with.” Maritimes “seacoast regions of a country” is from 1590s; specifically of the southeasternmost provinces of Canada by 1926.
The collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
plural noun 1. a range of the Alps in SE France and NW Italy. plural noun 1. a range of the W Alps in SE France and NW Italy. Highest peak: Argentera, 3297 m (10 817 ft)
noun, Law. 1. the part of the sea that is within the jurisdiction of the bordering states.
- Maritime command
noun 1. (Canadian) the naval branch of the Canadian armed forces
noun 1. the body of law relating to maritime commerce and navigation, and to maritime matters generally.