Adriatic sea

an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula.
Historical Examples

Austrian territory along the eastern side of the Adriatic Sea.
The Childrens’ Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) James Edward Parrott

These were intended for use in the Mediterranean as well as in the Adriatic Sea.
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various

So they settled upon some small islands at the head of the Adriatic Sea.
Little Tony of Italy Madeline Brandeis

The Adriatic Sea was an ideal place for the use of the hydrophone.
Inventions of the Great War A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond

It is a great depression—the continuation of the Adriatic Sea—filled up by deposits brought down by the rivers from the mountains.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1 Various

The Italian front as far as the Adriatic Sea was now wavering.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various

Illyria, the name anciently given to a broad stretch of mountainous country of varying extent lying E. of the Adriatic Sea.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood

That the deliverance of the Adriatic Sea and its defense from any enemy is of capital interest to the two peoples.
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various

The two armies came in sight of each other quite on the eastern side of Italy, very near the shores of the Adriatic Sea.
Hannibal Jacob Abbott

This singular town was built upon a group of sandy islets lying in the Adriatic Sea about two miles from the mainland.
An Introduction to the History of Western Europe James Harvey Robinson

an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula
Adriatic Sea [(ay-dree-at-ik)]

An arm of the Mediterranean Sea bordered by Italy to the west and north, and Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia, and Albania to the east.

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