Maritimes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Maritimes the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
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Usage

In literature:

Silently and steadily she has been laying the foundations of maritime greatness.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 73, November, 1863" by Various
It was one of the first objects of Anna's ambition to secure a harbor for maritime commerce in the more sunny climes of southern Europe.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
A considerable portion of the primitive population must have been engaged in maritime pursuits.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea" by George Rawlinson
Trebizond and the other maritime towns, may perhaps have raised his troops to the number of 120,000, at which we find them estimated.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire" by George Rawlinson
To cover our great cities against a maritime attack and bombardment.
"Elements of Military Art and Science" by Henry Wager Halleck
The next day the French maritime authorities, with the utmost courtesy, authorized the necessary repairs to be made without delay.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
Full-fed with maritime and oleaginous lore, our travellers at last embarked upon the "Eagle's Wing," bound down the Vineyard Sound.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 23, September, 1859" by Various
The chief differences arise from a different religion and a more maritime situation.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
I remember going down to the Gare Maritime one day before the Hospital ship left for Cherbourg, where they were all taken.
"Fanny Goes to War" by Pat Beauchamp
The nations stained green, are maritime powers; those stained pale red, are only powerful by land.
"An Inquiry into the Permanent Causes of the Decline and Fall of Powerful and Wealthy Nations." by William Playfair
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In poetry:

Remember, O first of the maritime folk,
how the rise of your greatness began. It will live if you safeguard the round-the-world road
from the shame of a selfish ban;
For the glory of ships is a light on the sea,
and a star in the story of man!
"The Glory of Ships" by Henry Van Dyke

In news:

Radio controlled boats at the International Maritime Museum.
Scenes from the International Maritime Museum on Saturday, Sept 1, 2012 in Bellingham DAVID RZEGOCKI — THE BELLINGHAM HERALD Buy Photo.
Panelists at a major symposium on an international maritime agreement today said the US may be at a competitive economic disadvantage if it doesn't approve what more than 30 other shipping nations have adopted.
Jensen, CEO of Halo Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS),announced the addition of the Honorable Jay M Cohen, Rear Admiral USN (ret), as Chairman of the Board.
Jensen Maritime, a Crowley Maritime Corp.
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) said Daina Shipping Co.
The NZ Government will review Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) response to the container ship ' Rena ' grounding off the coast of Tauranga last autumn.
Take a stroll along the Embarcadero, visit the Maritime Museum, take a harbor cruise, and enjoy a free public art display.
A flotilla of more than a dozen tall ships will enter San Diego Bay today as the San Diego Maritime Museum's 2012 Festival of Sail gets under way.
She is an iconic symbol of our great maritime trading past.
Savannah River Maritime Commission affirms opposition to harbor deepening.
Add the Savannah River Maritime Commission to the list of those whose opposition remains steady, despite the US Corps of Engineers' determination last week that the $652 million is in the country's best interest.
The Netherlands (KOTUG) today announced the establishment of a new Joint Venture (JV) company, called KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd, to pursue new business opportunities in the Australian towage market.
The AIDT Maritime Training Center is pictured Thursday, Oct 25, 2012, on the Causeway in Mobile, Ala.
The Michigan, which is operated out of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City, arrived Friday.
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In science:

The spherical glass pressure housings are standard items used in numerous oceanographic and maritime applications.
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
Department of Mathematics, Dalian Maritime University, 116026 Dalian, P.R.
A simple bijection between binary trees and colored ternary trees
Yidong Sun1† and Zhiping Wang‡ Department of Mathematics, Dalian Maritime University, 116026 Dalian, P.R.
Pattern Avoidance in Generalized Non-crossing Trees
Bankert, R.L., 1994. Cloud classiffication of AVHRR imagery in maritime regions using a probabilistic neural network. J. Applied Meteorology, 33.
Fish recognition based on the combination between robust feature selection, image segmentation and geometrical parameter techniques using Artificial Neural Network and Decision Tree
The Henri Poincar ´e Fellowship is funded by the Cons eil G ´en ´eral des Alpes-Maritimes and the Observatoire de la C ˆote d’Azur.
Fundamental properties of the Population II fiducial stars HD 122563 and Gmb 1830 from CHARA interferometric observations
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