Definitions of Baltic
  1. noun
    a sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy
    synonyms: Baltic Sea
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    a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  2. adjective
    of or near or on the Baltic Sea
    “The Baltic republics”
  3. adjective
    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Baltic States or their peoples or languages
  4. noun
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
    synonyms: Baltic language
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    Old Prussian
    a dead language of the (non-German) Prussians (extinct after 1700); thought to belong to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
    the official language of Lithuania; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
    Latvian, Lettish
    the official language of Latvia; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
    type of:
    Balto-Slavic, Balto-Slavic language, Balto-Slavonic
    a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
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