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territorial waters

noun [plural]
 
 
the area of sea that is around the coast of a country and is thought to belong to it, up to a distance of 12 nautical miles: Many states claim exclusive economic zones extending beyond territorial waters.
→  Compare the high seas
Translations of “territorial waters”
in Chinese (Traditional) 領海…
in Chinese (Simplified) 领海…
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