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- n. extraterritoriality
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being beyond the limits of a country.
- n. The state of being free from the jurisdiction of a country when within its territorial limits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A legal fiction by which the persons and residences of ambassadors and sovereigns when abroad are treated as being still within their own territory; the privilege extended by law and custom to all diplomatic representatives of foreign powers and their families resident within the territory of a nation, of enjoying in general the same rights and privileges as belong to them in their own country. Also extraterritoriality.
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