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See definition of threemile limit on Dictionary.com
  • as interritorial waters
  • as inthree-mile limit
  • as incontinental shelf

synonyms for threemile limit

  • continental shelf
  • inland waters
  • offshore rights
  • three-mile limit
  • twelve-mile limit
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How to use threemile limit in a sentence

The controlling center of consciousness is the extreme limit of the nares anteri.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Another way of learning such a series by rote, is to limit the extent of the repetitions.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
There was no need of Lawrence signaling Dan to come on, for the squad were urging their horses to the limit.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
McNeil, his force now augmented by Shaffer's, resolved to push Porter to the limit, and if possible bring him to battle.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The ordinary age-retirement limit, though a good rule generally, was not for him.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Le nombre des Marchaux fut limit et non augment sous la Restoration.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
Since that time the path on the mountains has been improved, yet the present limit of weight is 300 lbs.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Now that his genius is at work in this country, who shall set limit to our progress?
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
There was no doubting their bravery, of which they had given ample proof; they had simply reached the limit of physical endurance.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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