from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula. It extends from the Gulf of Venice southward to the Strait of Otranto, which links it to the Ionian Sea.

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  • proper noun The sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice. It is located between the Italian and Balkan peninsulas.

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  • noun an arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west


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From Ancient Greek Ἀδρίας (Adrias).


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