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sea power

noun
1.
naval strength.
2.
a nation that possesses formidable naval power.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • We have recently committed ourselves by covenants with the other great nations to a limitation of our sea power.
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British Dictionary definitions for sea power

sea power

noun
1.
a nation that possesses great naval strength
2.
the naval strength of a country or nation
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