Mediterranean

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the senses shown in 1a) and 2a).
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (body of water)
a. el Mediterráneo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Many thousands of refugees have risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean between Africa and Europe.Miles y miles de refugiados se han arriesgado las vidas al cruzar el Mediterráneo entre África y Europa.
2. (region)
a. el Mediterráneo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Artichokes were first cultivated in the Mediterranean thousands of years ago.Las alcachofas se cultivaron por primera vez en el Mediterráneo hace miles de años.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (of Mediterranean origin)
a. mediterráneo
Researchers agree that the Mediterranean diet is among the healthiest in the world.Los investigadores están de acuerdo en que la dieta mediterránea es una de las más saludables del mundo.
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Mediterranean
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
the Mediterraneanel Mediterráneo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. mediterráneo(a)
the Mediterranean Seael (mar) Mediterráneo
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Mediterranean [ˌmedɪtəˈreɪnɪən]
adjective
mediterráneo
the Mediterranean Sea el mar Mediterráneo
noun
the Mediterranean (region, sea) el Mediterráneo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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