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  • as incontinental shelf
  • as interritorial waters

synonyms for twelve-mile limit

  • continental platform
  • continental slope
  • land bridge
  • offshore rights
  • submarine canyon
  • territorial waters
  • three-mile limit
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How to use twelve-mile limit in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The controlling center of consciousness is the extreme limit of the nares anteri.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
General Santa Anna is within a mile of us with fifteen hundred men.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Nowhere can be found a region capable of supporting a larger population to the square mile than Lombardy.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In the next chapter he gives his twelve disciples authority over demons.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
With twelve hundred foes around us, we had plenty to occupy all our thoughts and attention.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
We had been twelve hours in the saddle, and had ridden over nearly a hundred miles of ground.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
During the last century these were recast, and addition made to the peal, which now consists of twelve.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TWELVE-MILE LIMIT

  • continental platform
  • continental slope
  • land bridge
  • offshore rights
  • submarine canyon
  • territorial waters
  • three-mile limit
  • twelve-mile limit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.