Definitions for high seas
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Parts of the ocean surface that are far from shore.
International waters; parts of the ocean that are not considered to belong to any specific country.
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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
as understood in international law means the entire sea or ocean area which lies beyond a three-mile belt of coast water. This coastal strip is called the mare clausum, and the rights of fishing, &c., in it are reserved to the country upon which it borders.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You can't really be' too big' for the high seas. But these superyachts are now at such a size that many of them can't get into harbors.
The history of the high seas have survival rates over the years, there have been miracles out there, and we're planning on finding the children.
One of the primary concerns is the challenge to the free flow of goods and services on the high seas in recent times and strengthening the Indo-Pacific idea.
My concern is unintended, accidental, unintentional incidents on the high seas, especially between two major powers that at the end of the day will end up affecting smaller nations like Malaysia.
Most countries, including the United States, found effective means of dealing with piracy on the high seas a century and a half ago, we can -- and we will -- deal effectively with piracy in the skies today.
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