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alta mar

sustantivo masculino sustantivo femenino

  • el pesquero fue apresado en (el or la) alta mar
    the trawler was seized on the high sea(s)
    se hundió cerca de la costa y no en (el or la) alta mar
    it sank near the coast and not on the open sea o not out at sea
    la flota de alta mar
    the deep-sea fleet
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