Definition of freedom of the seas in English:

freedom of the seas

Syllabification: free·dom of the seas

noun

  • The right of merchant ships to move freely on the seas in peace or war without interference except in territorial zones.
    More example sentences
    • The establishment of rules that preserve access for all remains as much a public good today as in the 19th century, even though some of the issues are more complex and difficult than freedom of the seas.
    • It stipulated freely chosen governments, free trade, freedom of the seas, and disarmament of current aggressor states.
    • The others were characteristically Wilsonian - open covenants openly arrived at; free trade; self-determination; disarmament; impartial adjustment of colonial claims; freedom of the seas; and a league of nations.

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