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the sea or ocean beyond the three-mile limit or territorial waters of a country.
the open, unenclosed waters of any sea or ocean; common highway.
the area within which transactions are subject to court of admiralty jurisdiction.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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