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mare liberum(ˈmɑːreɪ ˈliːbərʊm)
(Law) law a sea open to navigation by shipping of all nations
[Latin: free sea]
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ma•re li•be•rum(ˈmɛər i ˈlɪb ər əm, ˈmɑr eɪ)
a body of navigable water to which all nations have unrestricted access.
[< Latin: free sea]
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a body or stretch of navigable water to which all nations or countries have unrestricted access. Cf. mare clausum.See also: Sea
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