mare clausum


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mare clausum

(ˈmɑːreɪ ˈklaʊsʊm)
n
(Law) law a sea coming under the jurisdiction of one nation and closed to all others
[Latin: closed sea]
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ma•re clau•sum

(ˈmɛər i ˈklɔ səm, ˈklaʊ-, ˈmɑr eɪ)
n.
a body of navigable water under the sole jurisdiction of one nation.
[< Latin: closed sea]
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mare clausum

a body or stretch of navigable water which is under the jurisdiction of a particular nation. Cf. mare liberum.
See also: Sea
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Noun1.mare clausum - (closed sea) a navigable body of water under the jurisdiction of a single nationmare clausum - (closed sea) a navigable body of water under the jurisdiction of a single nation
waterway - a navigable body of water
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