high sea

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the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation

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A definition of felonies on the high seas is evidently requisite.
We'll spend our honeymoon on the high seas, Ursula, and the cold Canadian winter under southern palms.
Dismounting from his horse, and using him as a breastwork, he levelled his gun across his back, and, thus prepared for defence like a wary cruiser upon the high seas, he permitted himself to be approached within speaking distance.
1st, to all those which arise out of the laws of the United States, passed in pursuance of their just and constitutional powers of legislation; 2d, to all those which concern the execution of the provisions expressly contained in the articles of Union; 3d, to all those in which the United States are a party; 4th, to all those which involve the PEACE of the CONFEDERACY, whether they relate to the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations, or to that between the States themselves; 5th, to all those which originate on the high seas, and are of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction; and, lastly, to all those in which the State tribunals cannot be supposed to be impartial and unbiased.
You barn-yard tramps go hoggin' the road on the high seas with no blame consideration fer your neighbours, an' your eyes in your coffee-cups instid o' in your silly heads.
Yet Rattray's visit left its own mark on my mind; and long after he was gone I lay puzzling over the connection between a young Lancastrian, of good name, of ancient property, of great personal charm, and a crime of unparalleled atrocity committed in cold blood on the high seas.
But you must understand that, in pursuing you over the high seas of the Pacific, the Abraham Lincoln believed itself to be chasing some powerful sea-monster, of which it was necessary to rid the ocean at any price.
A man died and four others were injured when a ship caught fire in the high sea, four nautical miles off Sharjah territorial waters.
RAMALLAH, January 6, 2013 (WAFA) - Weather on Sunday is cloudy with light rain falling through the day accompanied by thunder storms, while temperature drops to around 10 degrees Celsius with southwesterly winds and high sea waves, according to the Palestine Weather Service.
Environmentalists take further issue with Taiwan's 40-billion-per-year high sea fishery industry because the boats use a method that nets all forms of marine life, including many not meant for consumption, Kao said.
Therefore, fishing on the high seas continues to attract the attention of international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the general public, all of which have a growing interest in management of high sea resources and a general concern for overfishing.
The high sea was the backdrop for high drama - performed by youngsters at Thornaby's St Patrick's School.
According to the English doctrine, the high sea begins at the distance of 3 miles from the coast of any country; according to the American view, at low-water mark, except in the case of small harbors and roadsteads inclosed within the fauces terrae.
28 (ANI): Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has alleged that President Abdulla Yameen went against the sanctions imposed by the United Nations and allowed the ships to transfer cargo to North Korean ships on the high seas.
The fifth day will be on the high seas again, and then the cruise will head back to Manila on the sixth day.