twelvemile limit

twelve-mile limit

the offshore boundary of a state, extending 12 miles (19 km) at sea. Unabridged
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twelve-mile limit
the offshore boundary 12 miles from the coast claimed by some states as marking the extent of their territorial jurisdiction

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