the high seas


the high seas
the high seas UK US noun [plural]
the areas of the oceans that are not controlled by any country: »

The rising problem of piracy on the high seas has led the Foreign Officer Minister to call for global action.

Compare TERRITORIAL WATERS(Cf. ↑territorial waters)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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