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Twelve-Mile Limit

twelve-mile limit n

: a limit of a nation's territorial waters extending twelve miles from shore


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.