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Territorial waters

Ter`ri`to´ri`al wa´ters
marine beltorterritorial sea) ofseasubjecttosuchjurisdiction, andsubjectonlytotherightofinnocentpassagebythevesselsofotherstates.
Perhaps it may be said without impropriety that a state has theoretically the right to extend its territorial waters from time to time at its will with the increased range of guns. Whether it would in practice be judicious to do so . . . is a widely different matter . . . . In any case the custom of regulating a line three miles from land as defining the boundary of marginal territorial waters is so far fixed that a state must be supposed to accept it in absence of express notice.
- W. E. Hall.
1.(Internat. Law) The waters under the territorial jurisdiction of a state; specif., the belt (often called the
Noun1.territorial waters - the waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction
Antonyms:
high sea, international waters - the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation
high sea, international waters - the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation
body of water, briny, high sea, international waters, main, U.S. waters, United States waters, water
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