MAR'ITIME, a. [L. maritimus, from mare, the sea.]1. Relating or pertaining to the sea or ocean; as maritime affairs.2. Performed on the sea; naval; as maritime service.3. Bordering on the sea; as a maritime coast.4. Situated near the sea; as maritime towns.5. Having a navy and commerce by sea; as maritime powers. Maritimal is not now used.
[Note. We never say, a maritime body, a maritime shell or production, a maritime officer or engagement, a maritime league. See Marine.]