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thalassocracy or thalattocracy (ˌθæləˈsɒkrəsɪ)
the government of a nation having dominion over large expanses of the seas
[C19: from Attic Greek thalassocratia, from thalassa sea + -cracy]
thalattocracy or thalattocracy
[C19: from Attic Greek thalassocratia, from thalassa sea + -cracy]

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