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Definition relating to ships, shipping, seamen, or the sea
  • maritime law
  • maritime museum
  • maritime cultures
  • a maritime province
  • Maritime warfare only requires one species of effort.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • I am from the Maritime Department in the Japanese Ministry of Transport.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Like myself, he's an attorney, specializes in maritime law.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • —some maritime event is about to take place.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • He was alone then with the fog of his breath in the lantern light and the crates of maritime records.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • And by another treaty, if you're not in any country's territory, maritime law applies.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • As they sped past condominiums and houses hidden amid the Maritime Forest, she could feel the heat of the sun beginning to soak through her clothing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • The Philippines, with over seven thousand islands but only five hundred lighthouses, was known for its frequency of maritime accidents.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • After graduating, I worked for the Duke Maritime Institute as a dive specialist, but there wasn't much money in that.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • Thus all the questions which concern maritime commerce evidently fall under the cognizance of the Federal tribunals.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • Their army and air force—except for maritime surveillance aircraft—and their Pacific Fleet are engaged in routine training operations.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • With saw grass speckling the rolling dunes and maritime oaks bent sideways with the never-ending sea breeze, it was a place like no other.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Nights in Rodanthe
  • Naval protection of our commerce is important; maritime commerce will help our navy.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • The maritime tribunal condemned him, for this crime, to a prolongation of his term for three years, which made eight years.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • An epoch-making development for our maritime commerce—simply not to be overestimated.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Indeed, from this moment on, any maritime casualty without an established cause was charged to the monster's account.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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