What does ARM OF THE SEA mean?

ARM OF THE SEA meaning in Law Dictionary

portion of the sea projecting inland, in which the tide ebbs and moves. 5 Coke, 107. An arm associated with ocean is generally accepted as extending as far in to the interior of a country due to the fact water of fresh rivers is propelled backwards by the ingress of tide. Ang. Tide- Waters, 73; Hubbard v. Hubbard, 8 N. Y. 196; Adams v. Pease, 2 Conn. 484; U. S. v. Grush, 5 Mason, 290, Fed. Cas. No. 15,268; Ex zona Byers (D. C.) 32 Fed. 404.

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Coast of Apulia, Italy, and belonging geologically to the opposite Dalmatian coast; it was indeed separated from the rest of Italy by an arm of the sea as late as the Tertiary period.

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