Meaning of “territorial sea” in the English Dictionary

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"territorial sea" in British English

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territorial seanoun

uk /ˌter.ɪ.tɔː.ri.əl ˈsiː/ us /ˌter.ɪ.tɔːr.i.əl ˈsiː/ specialized

[ U ] geography the area of sea that lies over the continental shelf at the edge of a continent

(Definition of “territorial sea” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)