twelve-mile limit

Definition of "twelve-mile limit"
  1. A boundary that extends 12 miles out from a country's coastal line, which defines its territorial waters
How to use "twelve-mile limit" in a sentence
  1. The oil spill occurred within the twelve-mile limit, making it the responsibility of the coastal nation.
  2. The ship's journey was planned to avoid crossing any country's twelve-mile limit to prevent unnecessary diplomatic issues.
  3. Foreign vessels cannot engage in commercial activities within the twelve-mile limit of another nation's waters.

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