Pronunciation: (mar'i-tīm"), [key]
1. connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, etc.
2. of or pertaining to the sea: maritime resources.
3. bordering on the sea: maritime provinces.
4. living near or in the sea: maritime plants.
5. characteristic of a sailor; nautical: maritime clothing.
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