thalassocracy

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek θαλασσοκρατέω (thalassokratéō, to be master of the sea), from θάλασσα (thálassa, sea) + κράτος (krátos, rule)

Noun[edit]

thalassocracy (plural thalassocracies)

  1. a state whose power derives from its naval or commercial supremacy on the seas
  2. maritime supremacy

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