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Adriatic

[ ey-dree-at-ik, ad-ree- ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Adriatic Sea.


Adriatic

/ ˌeɪdrɪˈætɪk /

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Adriatic Sea, or to the inhabitants of its coast or islands


noun

  1. the Adriatic
    the Adriatic short for the Adriatic Sea

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  • trans-A·dri·atic adjective

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Example Sentences

Less than a year after our Adriatic vacation, war broke out in Bosnia, and for the next four years, my whole family lived under siege in Sarajevo.

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Plus, United Airlines launching a direct flight from Newark that whisks you to the jewel of the Adriatic in a cool nine hours, it’s never been easier—and it certainly hasn’t been this safe and peaceful a peak season for years.

They then took the borrowed money and invested it in Greek bonds and in loans to customers around the Mediterranean and Adriatic.

One of these companies is building a luxury complex on the gorgeous Lustica Peninsula, which juts out into the pristine Adriatic.

The next day I went for Trieste in a steamer, down the whole length of the Adriatic.

I was horribly unwell, for the Adriatic is a bad sea, and very dangerous; the weather was also very rough.

Among all the cities of the world, incontestably the most beautiful and the most unique is Venice—the « Queen of the Adriatic ».

Corfu, and the neighboring islands at the mouth of the Adriatic, till then belonging to Venice, were transferred to France.

In his pictures the whole seductive legend of the fallen Queen of the Adriatic abides.

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