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English definition of “Mediterranean”


noun uk   /ˌmed.ɪ.təˈreɪ.ni.ən/ us  
the Mediterranean (also the Mediterranean Sea, informal the Med) the sea surrounded by southern Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East the countries next to the Mediterranean Sea


adjective uk   /ˌmed.ɪ.təˈreɪ.ni.ən/ us  
relating to the Mediterranean Sea or the countries around it: a Mediterranean climate The Mediterranean diet is famously healthy, including, as it does, olive oil and fresh fruit and vegetables.
(Definition of Mediterranean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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