terra nullius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin terra nūllīus (nobody's land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛɹə nʌˈlaɪ.əs/

Noun[edit]

terra nullius (uncountable)

  1. Empty land; land not legally belonging to anyone.

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