dominion over the seas, as in exploration, trade, or colonization.
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How to use thalassocracy in a sentence
Nor need the tradition of Minos' thalassocracy be regarded as altogether incredible.The Heroic Age | H. Munro Chadwick
British Dictionary definitions for thalassocracy
the government of a nation having dominion over large expanses of the seas
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