foreign country


foreign country
A country exclusively within the sovereignty of a foreign nation, and without the sovereignty of the United States. De Lima v Bidwell, 182 US 1, 45 L Ed 1041, 21 S Ct 743.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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