Coral Sea
geographical name arm of the SW Pacific bounded on W by Queensland, Australia, on N by the Solomons, & on E by Vanuatu & New Caledonia

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  • Coral Sea — part of the S Pacific, northeast of Australia & south of the Solomon Islands …   English World dictionary

  • Coral Sea — For other uses, see Coral Sea (disambiguation). Coral Sea Basin countries Australia, New Caledonia (France), Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Coral Sea — a part of the S Pacific, bounded by NE Australia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the New Hebrides: U.S. naval victory over the Japanese, May 1942. * * * Part of the South Pacific Ocean. It is located between Queensland, Australia, on the… …   Universalium

  • Coral Sea — noun 1. an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia • Members of this Region: ↑battle of the Coral Sea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean 2. a Japanese defeat in World War II (May …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coral Sea — n. area of the Pacific Ocean between Australia New Guinea and the Solomon Islands; scene of the Battle of the Coral Sea, WW II battle in 1942 fought between the USA and Japan in the skies over the Pacific Ocean (resulted in American victory) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coral Sea — /kɒrəl ˈsi/ (say koruhl see) noun 1. a part of the South Pacific, partially enclosed by north eastern Australia, PNG, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu; includes the waters of the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait. 2. Battle of the, a battle… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Coral Sea — noun A marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean off the north east coast of Australia …   Wiktionary

  • Coral Sea — Cor′al Sea′ n. geg gov a part of the S Pacific bounded by NE Australia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu …   From formal English to slang

  • Coral Sea — part of the Pacific, E of Australia and New Guinea …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Coral Sea (disambiguation) — Coral Sea may refer to: Coral Sea, a region of the north east coast of Australia with a namesake chain of islands Coral Sea Islands Territory, includes a group of small and mostly uninhabited tropical islands and reefs in the Coral Sea… …   Wikipedia

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