1. [ noun ] (geography) a sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy
Synonyms: Baltic_Sea
Related terms: sea gulf_of_riga gulf_of_finland Gulf_of_Bothnia
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
Related terms: Baltic_State
4. [ noun ] (linguistics) 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
Related terms: Balto-Slavic Latvian Lithuanian Old_Prussian
Similar spelling:   balletic