law of nations

laws of nations

Definitions of law of nations
  1. noun
    the body of laws governing relations between nations
    synonyms: international law
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    civil law
    the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
    admiralty law, marine law, maritime law
    the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    type of:
    jurisprudence, law
    the collection of rules imposed by authority
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