Miðjarðarhaf

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “mid-earth sea”, from mið- (mid-, middle) +‎ jörð (earth) +‎ haf (sea). Calque of Latin mare mediterraneum.

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Proper noun[edit]

Miðjarðarhaf

  1. (often with definite article) the Mediterranean Sea (the sea between Europe and Africa)

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