What does high seas mean?
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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.
Etymology and Origins
The great ocean highways out of sight of land and common to mariners of all nations.
The numerical value of high seas in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of high seas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of high seas in a Sentence
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.
If we want the high seas to be healthy for the next century we have to modernize this system – now. And this is our one, and potentially only, chance to do that. And time is urgent. Climate change is about to rain down hellfire on our ocean.
The State Department official:
Ultimately no matter how much sand China piles on top of a submerged reef or shoal ... it is not enhancing its territorial claim. You can't build sovereignty, he (Kerry) will leave his Chinese interlocutors in absolutely no doubt that the United States remains committed to maintaining freedom of navigation and to exercise our legitimate rights as pertaining to over flight and movement on the high seas.
The weapons were seized under United Nations sanctions, which authorize interdiction on the high seas of illicit weapons destined for Somalia.
We have half a decade left, and we can’t be complacent, if we want the high seas to be healthy for the next century we have to modernize this system – now. And this is our one, and potentially only, chance to do that. And time is urgent. Climate change is about to rain down hellfire on our ocean.
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