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territorial watersnoun [plural]

uk   /ˌter.ɪ.tɔː.ri.əl ˈwɔː.təz/ us   /ˌter.ɪ.tɔːr.i.əl ˈwɑː.t̬ɚz/
the area of sea that is around the coast of a country and is thought to belong to it, often going out to twelve nautical miles
(Definition of territorial waters from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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territorial watersnoun [plural]

uk   us  
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.
(Definition of territorial waters from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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