Definition of sea-girt in English:



  • Surrounded by sea.

    ‘the rugged grandeur of the sea-girt castle of a medieval Danish warrior king’
    • ‘The virgin huntress who haunted the wild mountainside and sea-girt territory of Greece was a foreigner to the banks of the Nile…’
    • ‘Virtually all Guillemots in Britain nest either on sea-girt cliffs or on small islands whence the chicks can readily reach the water.’
    • ‘Greatness never departed the land, which was sea-girt, open to all, but also open to all the world's possibilities.’
    • ‘There is a feeling of being on an island, in a world apart – a sea-girt land that offers beauty and tranquility, far from the tourist scene.’



/ˈsēˌɡərt/ /ˈsiˌɡərt/