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]

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]

mare clausum

a body or stretch of navigable water which is under the jurisdiction of a particular nation. Cf. mare liberum.
See also: Sea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Primero vemos los intentos de encontrar un hipotetico <<continente austral>> al sur del Sudeste Asiatico para que sirviera de ancla--junto con Mexico y Peru--que demarcara el Pacifico e hiciera de este un mare clausum.
As its name suggests, the Mare Clausum regime accords use and exploitation only to states with naval capabilities, particularly England.
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En tal sentido, el objetivo de este trabajo es presentar una vision global del debate que se viene desarrollando en el seno de la comunidad internacional sobre el particular, para lo que primero se desarrolla brevemente las dos tesis tradicionalmente opuestas respecto a los usos del mar: Mare Liberum y Mare Clausum, y luego el concepto de patrimonio comun de la humanidad en el ambito maritimo.
mare clausum, the idea that the seas can be made sovereign to the limits of effective state control.