Definitions

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  • proper noun The Principality of Sealand, a former British sea fort, considered a micronation by its inhabitants.

Etymologies

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sea +‎ land

Examples

  • Well, the Principality of Sealand is probably a safe bet.

    Sound Politics: Airbrushing The News, Vol. 1

  • Sealand is the abandoned drilling platform gun battery near the UK that was occupied, declared sovereign, and turned into a offshore data-center for sensitive information.

    Boing Boing

  • While not an independent mini-state like Sealand, which is also on the market, at least you can drive a car up to the front door of this 14th Century Transylvanian castle.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • While not an independent mini-state like Sealand, which is also on the market, at least you can drive a car up to the front door of this 14th Century Transylvanian castle.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • • While most time zones are offset from Greenwich Mean Time by whole hours, there are 14 areas that are offset by 1/2 hours, three that are offset by quarter hours and one, the Principality of Sealand, that is offset by 52 minutes.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • I never see them researching and discussing precedents, either the serious attempts at micronationalism such as Sealand or the Freedom Ship, nor the equally loony cyber-babbling of those such as Cyber Yugoslavia?

    Shirky to TN Readers: Help Me Out?

  • I never see them researching and discussing precedents, either the serious attempts at micronationalism such as Sealand or the Freedom Ship, nor the equally loony cyber-babbling of those such as Cyber Yugoslavia?

    Shirky to TN Readers: Help Me Out?

  • The orca, named Tilikum, had been involved in violent episodes in the past, including an incident in 1991 when “Tilikum and two female killer whales dragged trainer Keltie Byrne underwater, drowning her in front of spectators at Sealand of the Pacific, a defunct aquarium in Victoria, British Columbia.”

    Think Progress » American Family Association Pins SeaWorld Death On Lack Of Christianity: ‘Bible Ignored, Trainer Died’

  • I happen to be a citizen of the micro-nation of Sealand – a Lord in fact, and thus I pay no income taxes there, so the system works!

    Think Progress » Scott Brown Yawns At Plane Attack On IRS Building: ‘No One Likes Paying Taxes’

  • Tilikum also was one of three orcas blamed for killing a trainer in 1991 after the woman lost her balance and fell in the pool at Sealand of the Pacific near Victoria, British Columbia.

    Whale that killed SeaWorld trainer returns to shows

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