thalassocracy


thal·as·soc·ra·cy

noun \ˌtha-lə-ˈsä-krə-sē\

Definition of THALASSOCRACY

:  maritime supremacy
tha·las·so·crat \thə-ˈla-sə-ˌkrat\ noun

Origin of THALASSOCRACY

Greek thalassokratia, from thalassa + -kratia -cracy
First Known Use: 1846

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