Examples from the Web for adriatic
They then took the borrowed money and invested it in Greek bonds and in loans to customers around the Mediterranean and Adriatic.Cyprus’s Emotionally Satisfying, But Likely Ineffective ‘Bail-in’|Daniel Gross|March 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of these companies is building a luxury complex on the gorgeous Lustica Peninsula, which juts out into the pristine Adriatic.
The shadows are intense and yet transparent, like the Adriatic waves when they lie out of the sun under the palace bridges.'The Old Masters and Their Pictures|Sarah Tytler
He saw the Doge espouse the Adriatic by casting a gold ring into it on Ascension day with very great pomp and ceremony.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Evelyn
The Adriatic sea and the Danube appear to have been the boundaries of his empire on this side.A Manual of Ancient History|A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
The Queen of the Adriatic had lost her charm for us, and for once in our lives we were not sorry to say good-bye to her.'Farewell, Nikola'|Guy Boothby
But he was shipwrecked in the Adriatic Sea, and was fain to pass through Germany, under an assumed name.A Child's History of England|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for adriatic
Word Origin and History for adriatic
sea east of Italy, from Latin Adriaticus, from town of Atria (modern Atri) in Picenum, once a seaport but now more than 12 miles inland. The name is perhaps from atra, neuter of atrum "black," hence "the black city;" or else it represents Illyrian adur "water, sea."