Associations to the word «Adriatic»


ADRIATIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Adriatic Sea
ADRIATIC, proper noun. (usually with "the") The Adriatic Sea, an extension of the Mediterranean Sea located between Italy and the Dalmatian coast of the Balkans.
ADRIATIC QUESTION, proper noun. (now historical) The debate over the fate of the territories along the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea that formerly belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
ADRIATIC SEA, proper noun. The sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice. It is located between the Italian and Balkan peninsulas.

Dictionary definition

ADRIATIC, noun. An arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west.

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