Inland Sea
geographical name inlet of the Pacific 240 miles (386 kilometers) long SW Japan between Honshu on E & N, Kyushu on W, & Shikoku on S

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inland Sea — arm of the Pacific surrounded by the Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikoku, & Kyushu …   English World dictionary

  • Inland sea — An inland sea is a shallow sea that covers central areas of continents during high stands of sea level that result in marine transgressions. In modern days continents stand high, eustatic sea levels are low, and there are few inland seas, none… …   Wikipedia

  • Inland Sea — a sea in SW Japan, enclosed by the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. 240 mi. (385 km) long. * * * ▪ sea, Japan Japanese  Seto naikai,         the body of water lying between the Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. It is… …   Universalium

  • inland sea — vidinė jūra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandenyno dalis, kuri yra giliai įsiterpusi į sausumą ir tik vienu ar keliais sąsiauriais jungiasi su pakraštinėmis jūromis arba vandenynu. atitikmenys: angl. continental sea;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • inland sea — tarpžemyninė jūra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandenyno dalis, esanti tarp žemynų ir turinti vieną ar kelis sąsiaurius (pvz., Viduržemio, Raudonoji jūra). atitikmenys: angl. inland sea; mediterranean sea vok. Mittelmeer …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Inland Sea — Formally named the (English) * [http://www.anchorage.jp/setouchi/index.html Infomation about the Seto Inland Sea region] (English) …   Wikipedia

  • Inland Sea — /ɪnlænd ˈsi/ (say inland see) noun a sea in south western Japan, enclosed by the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. About 386 km long. Japanese, Seto Naikai …   Australian English dictionary

  • Inland Sea — In′land Sea′ n. geg a sea in SW Japan, enclosed by the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. 240 mi. (385 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Inland Sea — noun an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan; surrounded by the islands of Honshu and Shikoku and Kyushu and linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel; the chief port is Hiroshima • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • inland sea — /ɪnlænd ˈsi/ (say inland see) noun a large body of water lying within the boundaries of a landmass …   Australian English dictionary

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