seagirt


seagirt
adjective
surrounded or enclosed by the sea
Similar to: ↑bordered

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: surrounded or enclosed by the sea

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/see"gerrt'/, n.
surrounded by the sea.
[1615-25; SEA + GIRT1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Seagirt — Sea girt , a. Surrounded by the water of the sea or ocean; as, a seagirt isle. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seagirt — [sē′gʉrt΄] adj. surrounded by the sea …   English World dictionary

  • seagirt — adjective Date: 1616 surrounded by the sea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seagirt — /see gerrt /, n. surrounded by the sea. [1615 25; SEA + GIRT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • seagirt — adjective Engirdled by the sea, as an island …   Wiktionary

  • seagirt — adj. surrounded by sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seagirt — sea•girt [[t]ˈsiˌgɜrt[/t]] adj. surrounded by the sea • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • seagirt — /ˈsigɜt/ (say seegert) adjective surrounded by the sea …   Australian English dictionary

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