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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the law of the sea; a branch of the law merchant relating to the affairs of the sea, such as seamen, ships, shipping, navigation, and the like.
  • adj. See under Law.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.


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