MAR'ITIME, adjective [Latin maritimus, from mare, the sea.]
1. Relating or pertaining to the sea or ocean; as maritime affairs.
2. Performed on the sea; naval; as maritime service.
3. Bordering on the sea; as a maritime coast.
4. Situated near the sea; as maritime towns.
5. Having a navy and commerce by sea; as maritime powers.
Maritimal is not now used.
[Note. We never say, a maritime body, a maritime shell or production, a maritime officer or engagement, a maritime league. See Marine.]