Pronunciation: (ek'stru-ter"i-tôr"ē-al'i-tē, -tōr"-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/extraterritoriality.html on line 73 [key]
1. immunity from the jurisdiction of a nation, granted to foreign diplomatic officials, foreign warships, etc.
2. the applicability or exercise of a sovereign's laws outside its territory. Also,exterritoriality.
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