proper noun the Mediterranean
- The Mediterranean Sea.
- The region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.
- German: Mittelmeer (1)
See Mediterranean Sea
(trans-top, region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea)
- Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it.
Etymology: From Mediterraneanus, from medius, middle, + terra, earth, land + adjective suffix -anus + adjective suffix -eanus
- French: méditerranéen , méditerranéenne
- German: mediterran
- Italian: mediterraneo , mediterranea
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