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Definition of the noun adriatic

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noun - plural: -

  1. an arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west

Definition of the adjective adriatic

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  1. Of or pertaining to the Adriatic Sea


Adriatic a.k.a. Air Adriatic was a charter airline based in Rijeka, Croatia and was the first private Croatian airline. It operated charter services from northern Europe to Croatian holiday destinations. Its main bases were Pula Airport and Dubrovnik Airport. It ceased operations in March 2007 after it had lost its air operator certificate.

  • also known as Air Adriatic Ltd.

Phrases with Adriatic

  1. adriatic sea
  2. Adriatic Sole
  3. Adriatic Sturgeon
  4. Adriatic Bellflower

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Google previewThe Independent (1918)

The Adriatic is an Italian sea and Italy must possess or control all its coast. 2. Italy possesses historical rights to those provinces, as some of them belonged for a time to Venice. 3. Italy also possesses ethnographic claims, as a large Italian ...

Google previewThe Golden Century of Oil 1950–2050 (2012)

The Depletion of a Resource by C.J. Campbell


Google previewThe Unsubstantial Air (2014)

American Fliers in the First World War by Samuel Hynes

Rowe describes what it was like for the hundred student aviators aboard the Adriatic: The Adriatic is a wonderful ship—a perfect monster of wood and steel— about ten years old but quite modern in every respect. We have firstclass passage, ...

Google previewFast Company (2007)

A Memoir of Life, Love, and Motorcycles in Italy by David M. Gross

The Adriatic is a flat expanse of gray or green that, depending on conditions, is covered with the sheen of suntan lotion or brown algae, ...

Google previewNew Borders for a Changing Europe (2003)

Cross-border Cooperation and Governance by James Anderson, Liam O'Dowd, Thomas M. Wilson

The Upper Adriatic is a relatively small area, extending from the Carnian and Julian Alps to the Gulf of Trieste, a distance of only 100 kilometres, but it represents a unique space of contact between different cultural and political units .

Google previewEuropean Foreign Policy (2002)

Key Documents by Christopher Hill, Karen E. Smith

Adriatic is a case in point. We reaffirm the importance of maintaining Allies' existing obligations and commitments of forces to NATO and we emphasise in this regard that the primary responsibility of forces answerable to the WEU will remain ...

Google previewThe Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time (1815)

The passage of a part of the Neapolitan fleet from the Straits of Messina to the Adriatic is an object worthy of our attention, and which clearly indicates that all the means of the King are directed against us. (Third Inclosure in No. 16.) ...

Google previewAll Things Julius Caesar: An Encyclopedia of Caesar's World and Legacy [2 volumes] (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Caesar's World and Legacy by Michael Lovano

Instead, the Adriatic Sea was the major “highway” between Italy and Greece, whether for trade, leisure travel, or military operations. The Adriatic is part of the larger Mediterranean Sea; it stretches northward about 500 miles, dividing the Italian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

The Adriatic Sea, between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula, is important for tourism and fishing tuna, sardines, and lobster.

THE ADRIATIC SEA (in Italian “Mar Adriatico,” in Serbian “Jadransko more”) is a northwest-to-southeast arm of the ...

Google previewWorld War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

The Adriatic Sea runs southeast 420 nautical miles between the Italian and Balkan Peninsulas and is 90 miles at its widest point. In 1940, Italy and Yugoslavia had the only navies on this narrow body of water. The main Italian bases were ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire (2009)

by Ga ́bor A ́goston, Bruce Alan Masters

Adriatic Sea The Adriatic Sea, known to the Ottomans as the Gulf of Venice, is the large body of water located on the eastern side of Italy that separates the Apennine peninsula from the Balkan peninsula. The Ottomans began to recognize the ...

Google previewWorld War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2014)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

The Adriatic Sea, which separates the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula, is a narrow sea (about 120 miles wide and 500 miles long) that is almost tideless. The Adriatic has areas of deep water (up to 4,000 feet), but the average ...

Google previewThe Oxford Classical Dictionary (2012)

by Simon Hornblower, Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow

MBT Adriatic Sea (Gk. ὁ Ἀδρίας; Lat. Mare adriaticum or superum), used as an alternative to '*Ionian Sea' for ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Italy is bounded on the north and north-west, b the Alps; on the east, by the Adriatic Sea, or Gulp of Venice; on the west, by the Tuscan Sea; and on the south , by the Ionian Sea. Its boundaries are thus strongly marked, and its situation entirely ...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 (2011)

by Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, Frank Tallett

One complication was Austrian insistence that an independent ALBANIA should now be formally recognized in a way which blocked Serbia's ambitions to acquire an Adriatic coastline, while another involved Serbo-Bulgarian wrangling over ...

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Small photo of Croatia - Adriatic Highway (Jadranska Magistrala) road along the coast.Small photo of Beautiful view of the Adriatic coast of Emilia-Romagna near to RiminiSmall photo of The old town of Korcula jutting out into the turquoise Adriatic on its own peninsula captured between a gap in trees on the hillside.Small photo of Pearl of the AdriaticSmall photo of Split, Croatia - September 29 2017: Late afternoon at the Riva Promenade at the harbor of Split Croatia as tourists enjoy watching boats at sea and relax under the palm trees on the Adriatic CoastSmall photo of old town of Budva on a sunset: ancient walls and a red tiled roof and a view of the bay with the beach, Montenegro, Europe. one of most popular resorts of the Adriatic Riviera.Small photo of Green pine, Adriatic coast, Croatia More...

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From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. (Winston Churchill)
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