- transported by ship over the sea.
- carried on or over the sea: a seaborne fog; seaborne cargoes.
Origin of seaborne
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Examples from the Web for seaborne
The seaborne landings in Morocco and Sicily had been relative cakewalks.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day
Timothy M. Gay
June 6, 2012
The public story was that Seaborne represented the Canadian government alone.How the State Department Can Stop the Next WikiLeaks
James C. Goodale
December 1, 2010
The other charges that affected Italy were the 5% duty on manumissions, and customs dues on seaborne imports.
Seaborne trade was rigidly directed as a potent arm in bringing Germany's war power to ruin.
The seaborne commerce of Austria was insignificant, and could easily be controlled from his vassal lands of Venetia and Dalmatia.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)
John Holland Rose
To-day it would be impracticable even for a victorious navy to cut off a continental State from seaborne traffic.Britain at Bay
It was the celebrated Seaborne Jones, one of the very ablest lawyers the State ever produced.The Memories of Fifty Years
William H. Sparks
- carried on or by the sea
- transported by ship
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