Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Outside of any harbor or port.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Out of the limits of any port or harbor on the sea-coast. The Harriet, 1 Story, 251, Fed. Cas. No. 6,099. See Wales v. Insurance Co., 8 Allen (Mass.) 380; Hubbard v. Hubbard, 8 N. Y. 199; Ex parte Thompson, 4 Bradf. Sur. (N. Y.) 158; Hutton v. Insurance Co., 7 Hill (N. Y.) 325; Bowen v. Insurance Co., 20 Pick. (Mass.) 276, 32 Am. Dec. 213; U. S. v. Symonds, 120 U. S. 46, 7 Sup. Ch. 411, 30 In Ed. 557; U. S. v. Barnette, 165 TJ. S. 174, 17 Sup. CL 286, 41 I Ed. 675. '