The Yomiuri Shimbun
With the damage from record-breaking torrential rains continuing to spread in western Japan, more than 20,000 people remain stranded in Hiroshima, Ehime and Kochi prefectures on Wednesday, as local roads have been cut off or closed due to landslides, among other reasons.
In Kure, where almost all of the isolated areas in Hiroshima Prefecture were located, the city government delivered food and water by boat to residents in the Yasuura district and other areas, with support from the Maritime Self-Defense Force and other entities.
今回取り上げるのは、maritime /mˈærətὰɪm/ です。以下で意味等を確認していきます。
続いてODEで語源を調べてみると、“mid 16th cent. : from Latin maritimus, from mare ‘sea’.”と定義されており、ラテン語で「海の」という意味があるようです。