Etymology-wise, what sea is the
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the Mediterranean Sea
The name derives from the Latin
mediterraneus, midland. The original sense
being the "sea in the middle of the earth" (medius, middle, and terra, earth.
Before the battle of Hastings the
English called it the Wendel-sæ, the Vandal Sea, for the Germanic
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