open sea

noun

1
: the part of the sea not enclosed between headlands or included in narrow straits : the main sea
2
: the part of the sea outside the territorial jurisdiction or maritime belt of any country compare mare clausum

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“Open sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20sea. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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