In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the high seas — (el / la) alta mar
- piracy on the high seas — la piratería en (el / la) alta mar
- He joined Scindia Steam Navigation as a sea cadet and sailed the high seas for the next 10 years.
- The goods are thought to represent the cargoes of ships looted on the high seas.
- The early hours of last Wednesday morning saw the Jeanie Johnston hoist its sails yet again and head for the high seas.
- There was a procession to St Margaret's Church for a special service of prayer for the men fighting the U-boat menace on the high seas.
- In the early days the concern was piracy on the high seas.
- After sailing lessons, join a crew for the competition and hit the high seas.
- It would have to be done in international waters, in the high seas while the vessel was in motion.
- Jurisdiction over a vessel on the high seas resides solely with the State to which the vessel belongs.
- These men are modern-day pirates, bringing terror to the high seas.
- International straits are part of the high seas where freedom of navigation is guaranteed to all.
- In customary law, only the flag state has jurisdiction to enforce regulations applicable to vessels on the high seas.
- This week we return to the Yorkshire coast for an altogether more swashbuckling tale of pirates on the high seas.
- Once oil is out of the ground, in tankers on the high seas, no single country can dictate its destination.
- Owned by a German charity of the same name, one of the ship's missions is to assist boat people risking their lives on the high seas.
- The bulk of the story is set on board a ship on the high seas towards the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
- The signals were an essential measure to ensure safe navigation for vessels bound for the high seas.
- Little explanation so far has been offered as to why he was left for so long on his vessel as it drifted on the high seas before a second helicopter was sent out.
- Piracy has flourished on the high seas for as long as maritime commerce has existed between states.
- The U.S. Navy intercepts migrant ships on the high seas and sends bogus refugees home.
- The helicopter crew also demonstrated how an injured man could be rescued from a fishing boat in the high seas.
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