admiralty law


admiralty law
noun
the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc. (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑maritime law, ↑marine law
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Members of this Topic: ↑barratry
Hypernyms: ↑international law, ↑law of nations

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admiralty law,
= maritime law. (Cf.maritime law)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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