Philippine Sea

Philippine Sea
geographical name sea comprising the waters of the W Pacific E of & adjacent to the Philippine Islands

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Philippine Sea — part of the W Pacific, between the Philippines & the Mariana Islands, south of Japan * * * ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean       section of the western North Pacific Ocean, lying east and north of the Philippines. The floor of this portion of the ocean is… …   Universalium

  • Philippine Sea — part of the W Pacific, between the Philippines & the Mariana Islands, south of Japan …   English World dictionary

  • Philippine Sea — The Philippine Sea is a marginal sea east and north of the Philippines occupying an estimated surface area of 90, 000 mi² (1, 000, 000 km²)cite web|url= Philippine sea is the largest... please compare it into the south china… …   Wikipedia

  • Philippine Sea — noun a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte • Syn: ↑battle of the Philippine Sea • Regions: ↑Pacific,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philippine Sea — /fɪləpin ˈsi/ (say filuhpeen see) noun part of the north western Pacific Ocean, to the east and north of the Philippines …   Australian English dictionary

  • Philippine Sea (disambiguation) — Philippine Sea may have the following meanings:*Philippine Sea, part of the western Pacific Ocean bordered by the Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, the Marianas, and Palau *Battle of the Philippine Sea, a World War II naval battle between Japan and the …   Wikipedia

  • Philippine Sea Frontier — The Philippine Sea Frontier (PHILSEAFRON) was a United States Navy Sea Frontier active in 1941, and reformed in 1944. On 8 December 1941 it was part of the 16th Naval District, a component of the United States Asiatic Fleet.[1] (Naval Coastal… …   Wikipedia

  • Philippine Sea, Battle of the — (June 19–20, 1944) Naval battle of World War II between the U.S. and Japan. On June 19, after the U.S. invaded Saipan, Japan sent 430 planes to destroy U.S. ships but suffered heavy losses from U.S. carrier aircraft before retiring the next day.… …   Universalium

  • USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) — For other ships of the same name, see USS Philippine Sea. USS Philippine Sea (CV 47) at Gibraltar in 1948 Career (United States) …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Philippine Sea — Part of World War II, Pacific War …   Wikipedia

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