three-mile limit

noun

Definition of three-mile limit

: the limit of the marginal sea of three miles included in the territorial waters of a state

First Known Use of three-mile limit

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Three-mile limit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-mile%20limit. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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