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  • noun Plural form of sea-lane.

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Examples

  • The presence of the American fleet helps assure that sea-lanes stay open, which is vital because Asia survives on shipping and trade.

    The Good Fight

  • The presence of the American fleet helps assure that sea-lanes stay open, which is vital because Asia survives on shipping and trade.

    The Good Fight

  • The presence of the American fleet helps assure that sea-lanes stay open, which is vital because Asia survives on shipping and trade.

    The Good Fight

  • Instead, it would conduct artillery barrages, use special operations forces to carry out sabotage missions, launch missile strikes against U.S. bases in the region, conduct cross border raids, and disrupt sea-lanes.

    Daniel Wagner: Scenarios for Conflict Between the Koreas

  • And the cities, bright with lights, were as shops on these long streets — shops where business was transacted, where bunkers were replenished, cargoes taken or shifted, and orders received from the owners in London town to go elsewhere and beyond, ever along the long sea-lanes, seeking new cargoes here, carrying new cargoes there, running freights wherever shillings and pence beckoned and underwriters did not forbid.

    THE SEA FARMER

  • But Australia offers a politically stable, dependable jumping-off point with ready access to the Indian Ocean including the Persian Gulf and to the vital sea-lanes that join it to the Western Pacific.

    Renewing an Alliance

  • Yet, at least for now, China implicitly relies on the U.S. Navy to guarantee the sea-lanes along which that oil is shipped.

    China's Creeping Foreign-Oil Addiction

  • As Linda Colley shows, Britain was chronically short of the manpower needed to sustain the huge navy that controlled the sea-lanes of international commerce and that was essential to the operation of this small country's global empire.

    1812 and All That: A New Country at War

  • Like Gujarat, South Korea is a vast peninsula open to major sea-lanes.

    India’s New Face

  • Two years and four months, eight hundred and fifty days by the log, steaming up and down the thousand-league-long sea-lanes and back again to Dublin town.

    THE SEA FARMER

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