Part of speech: adjective

Situated on or near the sea; marine.

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Usage examples "maritime":

  1. In a maritime country the tides are of the most profound practical importance; they also possess a significance of a far less obvious character, which it is our object now to investigate. - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
  2. The object of naval warfare is to control maritime communications. - "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.
  3. The maritime supremacy of the English race has perhaps flowed from the central position of its home. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.