mare nostrum


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mare nostrum

(ˈmɑːreɪ ˈnɒstrʊm)
n
(Placename) the Latin name for the Mediterranean
[literally: our sea]
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Noun1.mare nostrum - (our sea) the Mediterranean to the ancient Romansmare nostrum - (our sea) the Mediterranean to the ancient Romans
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
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The Mediterranean, the blue sea par excellence, "the great sea" of the Hebrews, "the sea" of the Greeks, the "mare nostrum" of the Romans, bordered by orange-trees, aloes, cacti, and sea-pines; embalmed with the perfume of the myrtle, surrounded by rude mountains, saturated with pure and transparent air, but incessantly worked by underground fires; a perfect battlefield in which Neptune and Pluto still dispute the empire of the world!
THE GB swimming team rounded out the Mare Nostrum Swim Series in Barcelona in fine style at the weekend, winning seven gold medals across the two days of action.
McColgan, who clocked 14:47.94 in Holland on Sunday, said: "The burglary was distressing but I just got myself into a running zone." SWIMMING: Duncan Scott was third in the 200 metres freestyle in the Mare Nostrum Tour at Canet with Ross Murdoch fifth in the 100m breaststroke.
Directed by Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf, and written by Kazkaz, Mare Nostrum starsZiad Bakri and Zayn Khalaf.
The concert will be preceded by a project presentation by QRCS and the screening of Syrian short film Mare Nostrum. The stepping stone for this event is the exhibition "Syria Matters", running at MIA until April 30, which includes an oud and a qanun from the FBQ Museum's collection.
Since her commissioning, ITS Margottini has taken part in the following activities: Operation Mare Nostrum (2014); Smart Hunt anti-submarine exercise with the German Navy (February, 2015); activity with the US Navy for the promotion of the Green Fleet (June 2016); Mare Aperto 2017 Exercise (May, 2017); first naval diplomacy campaign in Middle East (March 2018).
Otto Evjenth, chairman Mare Nostrum, Norway was the key-note speaker at the inaugural session, who underlined the need of mobilizing cross-national and professional resources for CAKE-Tech outreach in remote areas.
But if you want a traditional Mediterranean menu make for Mare Nostrum B&B and a double from PS126 a night (amarehotels.com).
He also shot the Italian Warships which took part in 'Operation Mare Nostrum' which was aimed to tackle the sudden surge of refugee migration.
"The South China Sea has not become a mare nostrum of China, and I don't think it will ever become a mare nostrum because the naval powers of the world stopping or ceasing sailing and flying," he added.
The 21-year-old swimmer will be heading for Mare Nostrum Swimming championship in Europe in June and he hopes to record his best time there.
This was inspired by Mare Nostrum, the Italian charity that saved many thousands from drowning in the Mediterranean.