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Definition of the noun adriatic

What does adriatic mean as a name of something?

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 previewMARCO POLO Travel Guide Dubrovnik & Dalmatien Coast (2012)

by Daniela Schetar

DIVINg & SNORkEllINg Thanks to its many small islands and reefs and an incredibly biodiversity, the Croatian Adriatic is a paradise for divers and snorkellers. You can even see fish, crabs and octopuses when snorkelling from the beach.

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 previewThe Independent (1919)

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 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 previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

nic 03 J pi”; nch South American or New South Wales hard wood Live oak and red cedar alternately Adriatic S anish }oak rench South American hard wood Live oak and red cedar J alternately Adriatic ...

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 at Sea: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker

British destroyers patrolled the middle and upper Adriatic, sinking an MTB off Hvar on January 12 and bombarding Durazzo on January 15, Korcula on January 16 and 18, Recanati and Pesaro on February 1, and Korcula again on February 4, ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Adr Adrian; Adriatic Adr ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Adriatic, Britain. Montagu, t. 18. f. 6. * 8. Similar to the preceding species, but with the perversus. spires reversed. Shores of Britain, frequent. Mont. t. 18. f. 6. * 9. Spiral, slightly umbilicated on each side, with depressumany depressed joints.

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

The Apennine Mountains form the backbone of the Italian peninsula and a continuous topographic barrier between the Adriatic Sea to the east and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west. The uplift of the range is responsible for the unique shape of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

The Dinaric land appeared atop the Adriatic microplate out of the sea approximately 30 million years ago as an island that separated the sea of Paratethys from the then still existing narrow ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Slovenia Mediterranean Sea The Adriatic Sea is located in the northern section of the Mediterranean Sea which is subject to periodic water pollution from algal blooms. The Adriatic Sea is very narrow and shallow along the Italian coast.

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 ...

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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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