One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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…’
- ‘Greatness never departed the land, which was sea-girt, open to all, but also open to all the world's possibilities.’
- ‘Virtually all Guillemots in Britain nest either on sea-girt cliffs or on small islands whence the chicks can readily reach the water.’
- ‘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.’
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