marginal sea

noun

Definition of marginal sea

: waters adjacent to a state and under its jurisdiction and extending outward from the coast about 3¹/₂ statute miles

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“Marginal sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marginal%20sea. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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