Korea Strait
geographical name strait 120 miles (193 kilometers) wide between S South Korea & SW Japan connecting Sea of Japan & Yellow Sea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Korea Strait — Map showing the Korea Strait. North Korean name Chosŏn gŭl …   Wikipedia

  • Korea Strait — strait between Korea & Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan & the East China Sea: c. 110 mi (177 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • Korea Strait — strait, betw. the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Korea Strait — a strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. 120 mi. (195 km) long. * * * Channel between South Korea and southwestern Japan. Connecting the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan (East Sea), it is 120 mi… …   Universalium

  • Korea Strait — noun a strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan • Syn: ↑Korean Strait • Members of this Region: ↑Tsushima • Instance Hypernyms: ↑strait, ↑sound * * * a strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Korea Strait — Kore′a Strait′ n. geg a strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. 120 mi. (195 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Korea Strait — noun A strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan …   Wiktionary

  • Korea Strait — /kəriə ˈstreɪt/ (say kuhreeuh strayt) noun the strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. About 195 km wide …   Australian English dictionary

  • Korea Strait — Tsushima Strait (scene of decisive Japanese naval victory over Russian fleet during Russo Japanese War of 1905) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Korea, South — Introduction Korea, South Background: After World War II, a republic was set up in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula while a Communist style government was installed in the north. The Korean War (1950 53) had US and other UN forces… …   Universalium

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