fauces terrae

plural noun
fauces ter·​rae | \¦fau̇ˌkāˈsteˌrī, ¦fȯˌsēzˈteˌrē\

Definition of fauces terrae 

: headlands or promontories enclosing an arm of the sea that under international law is territorial water and not part of the high seas

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History and Etymology for fauces terrae

Latin, gulf

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