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  1. surrounded by the sea.
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Origin of seagirt

First recorded in 1615–25; sea + girt1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for seagirt

Historical Examples of seagirt

  • Was the distance between this camp and the seagirt city of the Wyverns too great?

    Storm Over Warlock

    Andre Norton

  • Sun-girt City: It is difficult not to believe that the correct reading is Seagirt.

  • Even to those who have more travelled eyes, and are not unfamiliar with seagirt citadels, the spectacle is superb.

  • Wherever either exists we know it to be a heritage from the seagirt isle.

    A Summer's Outing

    Carter H. Harrison

  • Yet in imagination I may, at the shortest notice, return to the seagirt arena of my adventures, and restore my unregenerated soul.

    Summer Cruising in the South Seas

    Charles Warren Stoddard