Arafura Sea

Arafura Sea
geographical name sea between N Australia & W New Guinea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Arafura Sea — [ä΄rə fo͞o′rə] part of the South Pacific Ocean, between Australia and New Guinea …   English World dictionary

  • Arafura Sea — The Arafura Sea is west of the Pacific Ocean overlying the continental shelf between Australia and New Guinea. It is bordered by Torres Strait and through that the Coral Sea to the east, the Gulf of Carpentaria to the south, the Timor Sea to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Arafura Sea — /ahr euh foor euh, ahr euh / a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea. * * * ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean       shallow sea of the western Pacific Ocean, occupying 250,000 square miles (650,000 square km) between the north coast of… …   Universalium

  • Arafura Sea — A′ra•fu′ra Sea′ [[t]ˈɑr əˈfʊər ə, ˌɑr ə [/t]] n. geg a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea …   From formal English to slang

  • Arafura Sea — /ærəˌfjurə ˈsi/ (say aruh.fyoohruh see), /ærəˌfʊərə/ (say aruh.foouhruh) noun a sea lying between PNG, Indonesia, and the northern coast of Australia, including the Gulf of Carpentaria. {probably from Portuguese Alfours free men, as applied to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Arafura Sea — noun a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arafura sea nomeid fish — juodoji slapukžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Psenes arafurensis angl. Arafura driftfish; Arafura eyebrownfish; Arafura sea nomeid fish; black ragfish rus. арафурский псен ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Arafura — refers to the name of the Arafura Sea, and by extension to adjoining areas or associated events:* Acrochordus arafurae , scientific name of Arafura File snake * Arafura Fantail, small bird in the Fantail family * Arafura Games, international… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea of Azov — at Novaya Yalta, Donetsk Oblast …   Wikipedia

  • Arafura Games — The Arafura Games is a Multi sport event usually held every 2 years in the Australian city of Darwin, in the Northern Territory. It is an international event which draws its competitors from around the world. First held in 1991, the most recent… …   Wikipedia

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