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statute
law put into effect by the legislative branch of a government
resolution
a formal statement of the feelings, wishes, or decision of a group
embargo
1 : an order of a government prohibiting commercial ships from leaving its ports
2 : legal prohibition or restriction of trade
rector
1 : a member of the clergy who has charge of a church or parish
3 : the head of a university or school
maritime
1 : of, relating to, or bordering on the sea <maritime nations>
2 : of or relating to navigation or commerce on the sea <maritime law>
ramparts
1 : a broad bank or wall raised as a protective barrier;
2 : any barrier that provides protection
steeps
a sharply sloping place
conceals
1 : to hide from sight <carry a concealed weapon>
2 : to keep secret <conceal a fact>
treason
the crime of attempting to overthrow the government of one's country or of assisting its enemies during war
discloses
to make known or public