fauces terrae

fauces terrae
/fosiyz tehriy/ (Jaws of the land.) Narrow headlands and promontories, inclosing a portion or arm of the sea within them

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • fauces terrae — Headlands inclosing a bay …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fauces terrae — |fau̇ˌkāˈsteˌrī, |fȯˌsēzˈteˌrē noun plural Etymology: Latin, gulf : headlands or promontories enclosing an arm of the sea that under international law is territorial water and not part of the high seas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intra fauces terra — Intra fauces terrae is a Latin legal phrase which translates as In the jaws of the land . It is used to define the territorial claim of bodies of water. External Reference * [http://www.angelfire.com/empire/martiana/gens/LatinPhrases.html] Legal… …   Wikipedia

  • sea — The ocean; the great mass of water which surrounds the land. In marine insurance sea includes not only the high seas but the bays, inlets, and rivers as high up as the tide ebbs and flows. The navigable sea is divided into three zones: (1)… …   Black's law dictionary

  • arm of the sea — A portion of the sea projecting inland, in which the tide ebbs and flows. It is considered as extending as far into the interior of a country as the water of fresh rivers is propelled backwards by the ingress of the tide. See fauces terrae …   Black's law dictionary

  • arm of the sea — A portion of the sea projecting inland, in which the tide ebbs and flows. It is considered as extending as far into the interior of a country as the water of fresh rivers is propelled backwards by the ingress of the tide. See fauces terrae …   Black's law dictionary

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