thalassocracy

noun
thal·as·soc·ra·cy | \ˌtha-lə-ˈsä-krə-sē \

Definition of thalassocracy 

: maritime supremacy

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thalassocrat \thə-ˈla-sə-ˌkrat \ noun

First Known Use of thalassocracy

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thalassocracy

Greek thalassokratia, from thalassa + -kratia -cracy

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