South China Sea
geographical name part of W Pacific enclosed by SE China, Taiwan, Philippines, Indochina, Malaya, & Borneo

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • South China Sea — arm of the W Pacific, touching Taiwan, the Philippines, Borneo, the Malay Peninsula, Indochina, & China: c. 1,148,500 sq mi (2,974,604 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • South China Sea — Not to be confused with East China Sea. South China Sea A map of t …   Wikipedia

  • South China Sea — a part of the W Pacific, bounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines. Also called Nan Hai. * * * ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean Introduction Chinese  Nan Hai   arm of the western Pacific Ocean that borders the Southeast… …   Universalium

  • South China Sea — South′ Chi′na Sea′ n. geg a part of the W Pacific, bounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines …   From formal English to slang

  • South China Sea — noun a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean • Part Meronyms: ↑Taiwan, ↑Formosa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • South China Sea — noun a part of the Pacific Ocean, partially enclosed by south eastern China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo and the Philippines …   Australian English dictionary

  • South China Sea — noun The western arm of the Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland and Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines. Syn: East Sea …   Wiktionary

  • South China Sea — Mer de Chine méridionale Mer de Chine méridionale Superficie 3 500 000 km2 Type Mer bordière Localisation Océan Pacifique Pays côtier(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • South China Sea — part of the Pacific betw. SE Asia and the Malay Archipelago …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • South China Sea — part of the Pacific Ocean which lies between southeast Asia and the Philippines …   English contemporary dictionary

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