fauces terrae

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

Definition of fauces terrae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of fauces terrae

Latin, gulf

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a brief usually trivial fact

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