Part of speech: noun

An inland sea between Europe and Africa; length, 2, 100 miles; about 250 to 700 miles wide; 976, 781 square miles.

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Usage examples "mediterranean":

  1. After having been on the glaring Mediterranean all day I could hardly keep my eyes open, and retired before the last carriage had driven away. - "In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875.", L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone.
  2. She is shipwrecked in the Mediterranean, but is rescued by a passing vessel bound for Britain. - "A Maid at King Alfred’s Court", Lucy Foster Madison.
  3. In the second century B. C., the shipping of Seville made it one of the most important trade centres of the Mediterranean. - "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.