HyperDic: u]s]_waters

English > 1 sense of the expression U.S. waters:
NOUNobjectU.S. waters, United States watersterritorial waters included within a distance of 12 nautical miles of the coasts of the United States and its territories
English > U.S. waters: 1 sense > noun 1, object
Meaningterritorial waters included within a distance of 12 nautical miles of the coasts of the United States and its territories.
SynonymUnited States waters
Instance ofterritorial watersThe waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction

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