Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sea.

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Examples

  • Freedom of the seas is a vital principle, but the practical use of U.S. military power is to deny others that freedom when it suits our interests.

    Volte-Face

  • Englishmen are the last people to swagger, but a menace from Russia on the seas is almost too ludicrous.

    London: Saturday, November 7, 1863

  • A declaration of a blockade which extends to the high seas is a potential threat to international peace and security.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What’s Going on With Turkey

  • Even so basic a global public good as the freedom and security of the seas is nibbled away, bit by bit, through high minded treaties that make it possible for the usual enforcers to plead the inability to enforce.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How to Be a Hegemon

  • On Friday, President Barack Obama and Southeast Asian leaders sent China a firm message over territorial disputes, calling for freedom of navigation and peaceful resolution of disputes in seas that China claims as its own.

    Japan, China Tensions Deepen, Test Diplomatic Resolve

  • Freedom of the high seas is exercised under the conditions laid down by this Convention and by other rules of international law.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Gaza Blockade Violence News You May Have Missed

  • So I ask again: do you have any proof that the basic rule of free navigation on the high seas is not a rule of CIL, binding on all states?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pro-Palestinian “Peace Activists”

  • Little did she realize that the tortuous and distorted evolution of the next three centuries would compel a Third Revolt and a Fourth Revolt, and many Revolts, all drowned in seas of blood, ere the world-movement of labor should come into its own.

    Jack London: The Iron Heel

  • If this reduction in deep flow from the Nordic seas is not compensated by increased flow from other sources, it implies a weakened global thermohaline circulation and reduced inflow of Atlantic water to the Nordic seas,/blockquote

    About: Blinded by Science

  • To navigate a vessel through the reefs and shoals and passages and unlighted coasts of the coral seas is a man's work in itself.

    Chapter 32

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