Beyond seas

(Law) out of the state, territory, realm, or country.
- Jer. Taylor.

See also: Sea

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Some gamesome wights will tell you that they have to plant weeds there, they don't grow naturally; that they import Canada thistles; that they have to send beyond seas for a spile to stop a leak in an oil cask; that pieces of wood in Nantucket are carried about like bits of the true cross in Rome; that people there plant toadstools before their houses, to get under the shade in summer time; that one blade of grass makes an oasis, three blades in a day's walk a prairie; that they wear quicksand shoes, something like Laplander snowshoes; that they are so shut up, belted about, every way inclosed, surrounded, and made an utter island of by the ocean, that to their very chairs and tables small clams will sometimes be found adhering, as to the backs of sea turtles.
For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences:
From the judicial investigations which followed on this occasion, and which are given at length in the Wardour Manuscript, it appears that Maurice de Bracy escaped beyond seas, and went into the service of Philip of France; while Philip de Malvoisin, and his brother Albert, the Preceptor of Templestowe, were executed, although Waldemar Fitzurse, the soul of the conspiracy, escaped with banishment; and Prince John, for whose behoof it was undertaken, was not even censured by his good-natured brother.
I'm not fond of people that have been beyond seas, if they can't give a good account how they happened to go.
Far as the eye could see, farther and farther as they mounted the slope, were seas beyond seas of pines, now all aslope one way under the wind.
There is no occasion to tell you, my lord, that the minister knew for a fact that these ornaments had sailed away with the ambassador, who was far away, beyond seas. This illustrious queen had fallen low as the least of her subjects -- fallen from her high estate."
But next spring, when they all met off the fishing banks of the Pacific, Kotick's seals told such tales of the new beaches beyond Sea Cow's tunnel that more and more seals left Novastoshnah.
Just as the Americans were used to governing themselves notwithstanding their formal relationship with a distant country, and just as they were properly outraged when that country began to crack down on perceived troublemakers by transporting them "beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences," as the Declaration of Independence puts it; so the people of Hong Kong are facing the destruction of their accustomed freedoms by a Chinese government that only reluctantly acknowledges the autonomy of its "special administrative region." It is a coarse and bullying move.
seas beyond seas, or a dead cold woman, but the visual object turns into
For transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offenses:
''In any case, we are in our country, and whoever is in his own homeland with truth on his side, and is forced to face an enemy that stands on the side of falsehood and comes as an aggressor from beyond seas and oceans, will no doubt emerge triumphant,'' he said.
Patten skipped over a section of the Declaration of Independence that is much more relevant to the ICC, principally the lines indicting the British Crown for "transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended Offenses and "combin[ing] with others to subject us to Jurisdiction foreign to our Constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws...."