In Spain people never count by miles; the land league equals three miles, and the marine league four miles.
The right of capture does not exist within the marine league.
He next charged that the prize-master had brought her within the marine league after her capture.
She was steering for Flores, and probably, like the Starlight, had her eye on the marine league.
The marine league is to be respected in the action of foreign vessels.
Now, by international agreement, political domain extends only to one marine league from shore or within cannon range.
The territorial waters of a State extend seaward to the distance of a marine league from the low-water mark of its coast line.
The fight must be to the death, and the vanquished was not to be permitted to crawl within the protection of the marine league.