Meaning of Mediterranean Sea

Med'iterra'nean Sea'

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  1. a sea surrounded by Africa, Europe, and Asia. 2400 mi. (3865 km) long; 1,145,000 sq. mi. (2,965,550 sq. km); greatest known depth 14,436 ft. (4400 m). Also called
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