Sakhalin
or formerly Saghalien or Japanese Karafuto geographical name island SE Russia in Asia in Sea of Okhotsk N of Hokkaido; formerly (1905-45) divided between Russia & Japan area more than 28,500 square miles (73,815 square kilometers)

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  • Sakhalin — [sak′ə lēn΄, sä′kəlēn΄] island of Russia off the E coast of Siberia: formerly (1905 45) divided between Russia & Japan: c. 29,500 sq mi (76,405 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Sakhalin — Infobox Islands name = Sakhalin image caption = locator Location map|Russia|lat=51|long=143 map custom = yes native name = Сахалин native name link = Russian language location = Russian Far East, Pacific Ocean coordinates= 45°50 54°24 N… …   Wikipedia

  • Sakhalin — Координаты: 50°17′07″ с. ш. 142°58′05″ в. д. / 50.285278° с. ш. 142.968056° в. д.  …   Википедия

  • Sakhalin —    A large, sturgeon shaped island north of Hokkaidō in the Pacific. Despite the island’s exploration and mapping by Chinese, Japanese, and Dutch explorers centuries earlier, by the mid nineteenth century its population, with the exception of a… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Sakhalin — /sak euh leen /; Russ. /seuh khu lyeen /, n. an island of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Okhotsk, N of Japan: formerly (1905 45) divided between the Soviet Union and Japan. 685,000; 29,100 sq. mi. (75,369 sq. km). Japanese, Karafuto. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Sakhalin — n. Saghalien, Sakhalin Island, Russian island located in the Sea of Okhotsk and north of Japan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sakhalin — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Sakhalin Country and Admin Code RU.64 RU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Sakhalin — noun The largest island of Russia, off its eastern coast …   Wiktionary

  • Sakhalin — isl. SE Russia; 29,700 sq. mi.; pop. 649,000; adm. ctr. Yuzhno Sakhalinsk …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Sakhalin — Sa•kha•lin [[t]ˈsæk əˌlin, ˌsæk əˈlin[/t]] n. geg an island of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Okhotsk, N of Japan: formerly (1905–45) divided between the Soviet Union and Japan. 685,000; 29,100 sq. mi. (75,369 sq. km) Japanese, Karafuto …   From formal English to slang

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