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The seven points of her crown stand for the seven seas, the seven continents, and the idea that freedom is and should always be something to be strived for throughout the world.
According to some accounts, in fact, Bartholdi went out of his way to make the statue non-controversial, designing the crown with seven rays to represent the seven seas and seven continents orbiting the sun.
Usually it is assumed that Britain’s empire appeared and then Britain’s food trade—that vast tonnage of tea, flour, sugar, bully beef and Crosse & Blackwell pickle that swept across the seven seas—appeared to feed it.
In Rijeka, in Croatia, local authorities have secured EU funding to restore the Galeb, the once-sumptuous yacht on which Josip Broz Tito, the Yugoslav leader, once sailed the seven seas.
Of the seven sea turtles found around the globe, six travel through U.S. waters and are therefore protected under the Endangered Species Act.
For now, the SeaLife Center staffers are adjusting to life as the surrogate mothers for seven sea otters.
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: all the waters or oceans of the world
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