Coral Sea


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Coral Sea

An arm of the southwest Pacific Ocean bounded by northeast Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. It was the scene of a US World War II naval victory in May 1942.

Coral Sea

n
(Placename) the SW arm of the Pacific, between Australia, New Guinea, and Vanuatu

Cor′al Sea′


n.
a part of the S Pacific bounded by NE Australia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Coral Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of AustraliaCoral Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
battle of the Coral Sea, Coral Sea - a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
2.Coral Sea - a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942)Coral Sea - a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Coral Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
Translations

Coral Sea

[ˌkɒrəlˈsiː] n
the Coral Sea → la mer de Corail

Coral Sea

n the Coral Seail mar dei Coralli
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Though his mind was firmly made up, during the several days of the Makambo in Sydney, lying alongside the Burns Philp Dock, he saw to every detail of the cleaning up after the last crowd of outgoing passengers, and to every detail of preparation for the next crowd of incoming passengers who had tickets bought for the passage far away to the coral seas and the cannibal isles.
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When evangelist Arthur Blessitt, 60, returned from his most recent trek in March, across Cocos Island, the Coral Sea Islands and Tasmania, he created the smaller cross, soaked it in a preservative, and placed it in a transparent Plexiglas cube, called a CubeSat.
Chicago businessman Steve Fossett set the balloon-distance record last August by flying 24,457 km (15,200 mi)--from Argentina to the Coral Sea off Queensland, Australia--before a fierce thunderstorm flung his shredded balloon into the ocean.
This one-foot (30-cm) fish swims around the Coral Sea off Australia.
Principal battles: Coral Sea and Midway (1942); Eastern Solomons (1942).
Battlefield 1943 introduces two thrilling new modes where 24 players can compete across four classic WWII Battlefield maps: Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima and Coral Sea.
The iconic aircraft carrier was discovered on March 4 in the Coral Sea, about 500 miles (800 km) from Australia's east coast, according to Allen's website.
Address : 482Nd Fighter Wing29050 Coral Sea Blvdbldg 191Homestead Arb, Florida 33039-1299 United States
Trump and Turnbull will meet at the USS INTREPID museum in New York City "to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, a major World War II naval battle in which the United States joined with Australia to halt the advance of enemy forces," the according to the statement.
The title refers to Guadalcanal, but the book covers much more, including the Battles of the Coral Sea and Santa Cruz.

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