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marginal sea

[ mahr-juh-nl see ]
/ ˈmɑr dʒə nl ˈsi /
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noun

water that lies alongside a state, falls under its authority, and extends about 3.5 statute miles (6 kilometers) from the coast.

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Origin of marginal sea

First recorded in 1805–10
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