mare liberum


mare liberum

mare liberum [mair-ee lib-er-uh m, mahr-ey; Latin mah-re lee-be-roo m] Word Origin noun

  1. a body of navigable water to which all nations have unrestricted access.

Compare mare clausum. Origin of mare liberum 1645–55; Latin: free sea British Dictionary definitions for mare liberum mare liberum noun

  1. law a sea open to navigation by shipping of all nationsCompare mare clausum

Word Origin for mare liberum Latin: free sea

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