three-mile belt
Three-mile Three"-mile`, a. Of or pertaining to three miles; as,

{the three-mile limit}, or the limit of the marine belt (the

{three-mile belt} or {three-mile zone}) of three miles included in territorial waters (which see) of a state. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Three-mile — a. Of or pertaining to three miles; as, {the three mile limit}, or the limit of the marine belt (the {three mile belt} or {three mile zone}) of three miles included in territorial waters (which see) of a state. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] [1913 Webste …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-mile zone — Three mile Three mile , a. Of or pertaining to three miles; as, {the three mile limit}, or the limit of the marine belt (the {three mile belt} or {three mile zone}) of three miles included in territorial waters (which see) of a state. [Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-mile limit — three′ mile lim′it n. law the outer limit of a three mile belt of waters adjacent to a coast, regarded as under the jurisdiction of the state possessing the coast • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • three-mile limit — /three muyl /, Internat. Law. the limit of the marine belt of three mi. (4.8 km), which is included within the jurisdiction of the state possessing the coast. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • the three-mile limit — Three mile Three mile , a. Of or pertaining to three miles; as, {the three mile limit}, or the limit of the marine belt (the {three mile belt} or {three mile zone}) of three miles included in territorial waters (which see) of a state. [Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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